A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -58.3432° West, latitude -62.2843° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:16:57 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c2jw. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2jw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 16:16:57 / September 23, 2020 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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