A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.0178 West, latitude -60.3838 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:10:34 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 12:10:34 / May 30, 2020 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6h9. Unique identifier: us6000a6h9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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