A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cbsx. Event ids that are associated: us7000cbsx. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:56:04 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -58.3277° West, latitude -62.283° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 12:56:04 / November 7, 2020 @ 12:56 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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