A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:19:30 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -58.1854° West, latitude -62.2378° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c8a1. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8a1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 17:19:30 / October 9, 2020 @ 5:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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