A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 21:31:45 / August 22, 2016 @ 9:31 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006u8g. Id of event: us20006u8g. The temblor was reported at 19:31:45 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -30.9814 West, latitude -54.8094 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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