A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 02:04:22 / August 31, 2020 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bhrq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhrq. Exact location of event, longitude -58.1152 West, latitude -62.0982 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 02:04:22 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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