A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -58.2379° West, -62.432° South, depth 4.16 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 12:47:03 / August 29, 2020 @ 12:47 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:47:03 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000besu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000besu. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.16 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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