A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 01:55:29 / July 18, 2020 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -25.7624° West, -59.3398° South, depth 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3cv. Unique identifier: us6000b3cv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:55:29 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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