A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). Unique identifier: us20009mq0. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mq0. Exact location of earthquake, -47.2565° West, -60.2794° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:57:28 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 06:57:28 / June 8, 2017 @ 6:57 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 five 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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