A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000c82n. Event ids that are associated: us7000c82n. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:01:04 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.525° West, -62.3277° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 15:01:04 / October 27, 2020 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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