A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 07:18:19 / June 27, 2020 @ 7:18 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000ah9b. Event ids that are associated: us7000ah9b. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -26.8766° West, -55.5236° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:18:19 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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