A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -58.4379 West, latitude -62.2649 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bpui. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpui. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 14:41:13 / September 15, 2020 @ 2:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:41:13 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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