A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:07:51 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -58.0894° West, -62.309° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 13:07:51 / September 1, 2020 @ 1:07 pm. Event id: us7000bhuj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhuj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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