A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:07:21 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 11:07:21 / July 24, 2020 @ 11:07 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000b66u. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b66u. Exact location, longitude -24.936° West, latitude -57.0247° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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