A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us7000cb8s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cb8s. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 15:40:16 / November 1, 2020 @ 3:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -25.5435° West, -57.9439° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:40:16 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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