A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 15:35:48 / August 12, 2020 @ 3:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:35:48 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bgk7. Id of event: us6000bgk7. Exact location of earthquake, -25.4737° West, -59.4433° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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