A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009yeu. Unique identifier: us20009yeu. Exact location, longitude -48.2817° West, latitude -60.2745° South, depth = 13.54 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:18 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 12:54:18 / July 15, 2017 @ 12:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.54 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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.
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