A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Falkland Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 18:08:19 / July 8, 2020 @ 6:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:08:19 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ak9w. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ak9w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -60.3892 West, latitude -54.214 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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