A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.378 West, latitude -62.349 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 09:14:41 / October 17, 2020 @ 9:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:41 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cbbr. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbbr. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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