A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:18:14 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 21:18:14 / June 23, 2020 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -25.3988 West, latitude -57.2851 South, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000af2b. Id of event: us7000af2b.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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