A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000c9r6. Event ids that are associated: us7000c9r6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 15:02:24 / November 3, 2020 @ 3:02 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:02:24 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -57.9853° West, -62.3556° South, depth 10 km.
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 sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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