A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.2799° West, -62.3554° South. 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 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000bhqh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhqh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 09:24:13 / September 4, 2020 @ 9:24 am. The temblor was reported at 09:24:13 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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