A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -58.2092° West, latitude -62.3101° South, depth = 1.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:34:05 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.43 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 07:34:05 / October 31, 2020 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8l1. Unique identifier: us7000c8l1.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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