A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 21:31:39 / July 26, 2020 @ 9:31 pm. Exact location, longitude -28.2061° West, latitude -56.1916° South, depth = 170.19 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b6tn. Event ids that are associated: us6000b6tn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 170.19 km (106 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:31:39 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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