A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -27.04° West, -55.9365° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bpt7. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpt7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:45:07 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 02:45:07 / September 14, 2020 @ 2:45 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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