A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -58.1289° West, -62.2887° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ca97. Unique identifier: us7000ca97. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 06:20:49 / November 4, 2020 @ 6:20 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:20:49 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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