A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:42:00 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4ts. Unique identifier: us6000c4ts. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 03:42:00 / September 29, 2020 @ 3:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, -58.352° West, -62.3053° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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