A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -47.4089° West, latitude -60.3885° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:01:08 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10007gl1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007gl1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 22:01:08 / November 29, 2016 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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