A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70009brf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009brf. Exact location of event, longitude -57.0835 West, latitude -60.4827 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 06:46:19 / May 2, 2020 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:46:19 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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