A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7zw. Unique identifier: us2000i7zw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.8676 West, latitude -55.6743 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:57:48 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 12:57:48 / November 7, 2018 @ 12:57 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-three 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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