A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bnkh. Event ids that are associated: us7000bnkh. The temblor was picked up at 23:59:07 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -29.5933° West, -55.3874° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 23:59:07 / September 10, 2020 @ 11:59 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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