A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 05:03:35 / September 13, 2020 @ 5:03 am. Unique identifier: us7000bpfx. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpfx. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.3503° West, -62.3043° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:03:35 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South Shetland Islands.
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