A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -54.9071° West, -61.531° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ees5. Unique identifier: us1000ees5. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:51:02 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 17:51:02 / May 26, 2018 @ 5:51 pm 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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