A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 01:35:26 / October 24, 2020 @ 1:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -58.0417° West, -62.3265° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7ik. Unique identifier: us7000c7ik. The temblor was detected at 01:35:26 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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