A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Falkland Islands region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c71r. Id of event: us7000c71r. The temblor was picked up at 17:25:11 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 17:25:11 / October 22, 2020 @ 5:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -56.8719° West, -54.5704° South, depth 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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