A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c1jx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1jx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 15:16:58 / September 25, 2020 @ 3:16 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.1463° West, -62.1335° South. The temblor was picked up at 15:16:58 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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