A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:04:59 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000c70l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c70l. Exact location of event, longitude -58.3083 West, latitude -62.34 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 01:04:59 / October 22, 2020 @ 1:04 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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