A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.8723 West, latitude -56.0074 South, depth = 70.59 km. The temblor was detected at 19:08:54 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000be03. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be03. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 19:08:54 / August 7, 2020 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.59 km (44 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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