A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 01:00:54 / September 13, 2020 @ 1:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpf7. Unique identifier: us7000bpf7. The temblor was reported at 01:00:54 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -25.1333° West, -58.4929° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South Sandwich Islands region.
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