A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -58.2641 West, latitude -62.3112 South, depth = 5.17 km. Global time and date of event 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 14:27:47 / September 22, 2020 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.17 km (3 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:27:47 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c18c. Id of event: us6000c18c.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South Shetland Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.