A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 11:31:42 / June 28, 2020 @ 11:31 am. Event id: us7000ahfv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahfv. The epicenter was at a depth of 110.32 km (69 miles). Exact location of event, depth 110.32 km, -27.7912° West, -55.9262° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:31:42 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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