A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Falkland Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 07:09:40 / July 30, 2020 @ 7:09 am. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:09:40 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -55.7558° West, -54.369° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6l5. Id of event: us6000b6l5.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days 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.
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