A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003vvx. Unique identifier: us70003vvx. The temblor was picked up at 13:32:34 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -55.8046 West, latitude -61.7914 South, depth = 10 km. 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: 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 17:32:34 / June 5, 2019 @ 5:32 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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