A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c733. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c733. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 08:01:16 / October 6, 2020 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.2757° West, -62.3188° South. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:01:16 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.