A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:41:03 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -28.047 West, latitude -55.4632 South, depth = 25.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.2 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 06:41:03 / October 1, 2020 @ 6:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c6gb. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6gb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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