A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cb8n. Event ids that are associated: us7000cb8n. Exact location of earthquake, -58.3271° West, -62.253° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:56:56 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 02:56:56 / November 1, 2020 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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