A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 20:27:54 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.2826 West, latitude -62.2824 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c18l. Unique identifier: us6000c18l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 20:27:54 / September 22, 2020 @ 8:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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