A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:06:42 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.4032° West, -62.26° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cd3n. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cd3n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 23:06:42 / October 25, 2020 @ 11:06 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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.
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