A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9s7. Unique identifier: us7000c9s7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -26.4658° West, -59.9185° South, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 23:34:34 / October 28, 2020 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:34 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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