A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 10:53:10 / September 1, 2020 @ 10:53 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:53:10 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -58.2191° West, latitude -62.2909° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000bhud. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhud.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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