A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:58:42 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -58.559 West, latitude -62.3305 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 16:58:42 / September 30, 2020 @ 4:58 pm. Event id: us6000c39r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c39r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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