A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 23:33:32 / October 2, 2020 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6px. Id of event: us6000c6px. Exact location of earthquake, -57.9131° West, -62.2427° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:33:32 / 11:33 pm (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 nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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