A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:49:38 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bhst. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhst. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.13 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 11:49:38 / September 4, 2020 @ 11:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, -27.5286° West, -55.4718° South, depth 33.13 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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