A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us7000aahv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aahv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 23:12:08 / June 24, 2020 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:12:08 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -25.2803° West, latitude -56.8957° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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