A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005w0q. Id of event: us70005w0q. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:39:00 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -54.157° West, latitude -61.7318° South, depth = 24.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.23 km (15 miles). 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: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 16:39:00 / October 19, 2019 @ 4:39 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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