A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:17:38 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -25.764° West, -59.6579° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 15:17:38 / September 13, 2020 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpg1. Unique identifier: us7000bpg1.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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