A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -27.0836° West, -56.0385° South, depth 43.11 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:43:22 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 21:43:22 / August 20, 2020 @ 9:43 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.11 km (27 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdmf. Id of event: us7000bdmf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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