A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). Global time and date of event 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 01:33:42 / April 16, 2020 @ 1:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -47.483° West, -60.2502° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:33:42 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60009anw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009anw.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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