A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:09:08 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005run. Event ids that are associated: us70005run. Exact location of event, longitude -53.8817 West, latitude -61.0738 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 05:09:08 / October 8, 2019 @ 5:09 am.
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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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