A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 02:38:48 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -25.6858 West, latitude -57.7893 South, depth = 48.41 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c6gf. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6gf. 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 48.41 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 02:38:48 / October 1, 2020 @ 2:38 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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