A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 13:00:00 / August 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000beaj. Event ids that are associated: us7000beaj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:00:00 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -32.6259° West, latitude -60.6574° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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