A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -58.1285 West, latitude -62.2805 South, depth = 5.48 km. Id of earthquake: us7000c7ai. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7ai. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 21:57:00 / October 28, 2020 @ 9:57 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.48 km (3 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 detected at 21:57:00 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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