A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.66 km (8 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:55:33 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.66 km, -58.2628° West, -62.1521° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 14:55:33 / October 27, 2020 @ 2:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000c836. Event ids that are associated: us7000c836.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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