A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:42:54 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000c14z. Event ids that are associated: us6000c14z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.2835 West, latitude -62.2648 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 23:42:54 / September 21, 2020 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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