A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -51.4435° West, -60.9067° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 10:55:13 / February 15, 2017 @ 10:55 am. The temblor was detected at 10:55:13 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008m3k. Id of event: us20008m3k. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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