A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 15:20:30 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.4401° West, -62.2882° South. Unique identifier: us7000bjp8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjp8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 15:20:30 / September 2, 2020 @ 3:20 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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