A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -25.2451° West, -57.947° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000c7da. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7da. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 04:44:43 / October 29, 2020 @ 4:44 am. The temblor was reported at 04:44:43 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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.
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