A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cc1n. Id of event: us6000cc1n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.1895 West, latitude -58.0733 South, depth = 23.16 km. Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 02:08:13 / October 19, 2020 @ 2:08 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:13 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.16 km (14 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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