A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/15 / 2015-07-12 17:33:09 / July 12, 2015 @ 5:33 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:33:09 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -18.8146° West, -60.4786° South, depth 21.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20002wzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002wzp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.53 km (13 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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