A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -25.4375° West, -60.3495° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 22:52:19 / September 3, 2020 @ 10:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhil. Id of event: us7000bhil. The temblor was reported at 22:52:19 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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