A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -28.8949° West, -60.6984° South, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:53:12 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b3d0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3d0. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 07:53:12 / July 18, 2020 @ 7:53 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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