A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:21:27 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 08:21:27 / June 26, 2020 @ 8:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -25.3906° West, -59.889° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000abzm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000abzm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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