A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -58.4854° West, latitude -62.3804° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 21:12:23 / September 14, 2020 @ 9:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:12:23 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bpt5. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpt5.
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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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