A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 20:48:19 / September 21, 2020 @ 8:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:48:19 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c14w. Event ids that are associated: us6000c14w. Exact location, longitude -58.4712° West, latitude -62.0949° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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