A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us200040mi. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040mi. Exact location of earthquake, -51.2056° West, -60.8264° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 03:26:45 / October 30, 2015 @ 3:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:26:45 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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