A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/20 / 2020-06-17 18:21:48 / June 17, 2020 @ 6:21 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -58.8981 West, latitude -56.43 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:21:48 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000adn2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000adn2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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