A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:10:11 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). 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 51.71 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, depth 51.71 km, -26.5933° West, -59.8205° South. Unique identifier: us7000ah97. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ah97. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 10:10:11 / June 27, 2020 @ 10:10 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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