A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 02:53:49 / September 29, 2020 @ 2:53 am. The temblor was reported at 02:53:49 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -58.4581° West, -62.3353° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4tl. Id of event: us6000c4tl.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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