A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.38 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100098ui. Unique identifier: us100098ui. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 103.38 km, -26.9894° West, -56.4826° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 15:35:50 / July 4, 2017 @ 3:35 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:35:50 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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