A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes East of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -18.4539° West, -60.051° South. Id of earthquake: us1000g20c. Event ids that are associated: us1000g20c. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:13:44 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/18 / 2018-07-29 16:13:44 / July 29, 2018 @ 4:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 occurred nearby.
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