A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:15:03 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 20:15:03 / October 5, 2020 @ 8:15 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -58.2817 West, latitude -62.2049 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000c72p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c72p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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