A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:38:35 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -32.6351 West, latitude -60.7433 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rm9. Id of event: us10006rm9. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/16 / 2016-08-31 00:38:35 / August 31, 2016 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT.
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 has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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