A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:40:33 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 04:40:33 / September 29, 2020 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -28.2011° West, -55.5145° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c4tu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4tu. 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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