A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Event id: us6000c72s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c72s. Exact location, longitude -58.2057° West, latitude -62.1663° 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 picked up at 18:30:11 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 18:30:11 / October 5, 2020 @ 6:30 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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