A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us100048gm. Event ids that are associated: us100048gm. Global time and date of event 18/12/15 / 2015-12-18 23:41:50 / December 18, 2015 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 15.19 km, -9.3687° West, -58.0662° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:41:50 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.19 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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