A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bnzf. Unique identifier: us7000bnzf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 23:04:38 / September 11, 2020 @ 11:04 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:38 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.4824° West, -62.3424° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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