A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 05:41:15 / June 26, 2020 @ 5:41 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000agqe. Unique identifier: us7000agqe. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:41:15 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -26.9564 West, latitude -55.4399 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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