A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 20:45:23 / September 13, 2020 @ 8:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.11 km (52 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 ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpgg. Id of event: us7000bpgg. Exact location, longitude -25.4768° West, latitude -59.6112° South, depth = 84.11 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:45:23 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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