A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:32:52 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hstu. Id of event: us1000hstu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 07:32:52 / November 10, 2018 @ 7:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 101.79 km, -26.1519° West, -58.3144° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.79 km (63 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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