A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:12:34 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 27.83 km (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000caqe. Unique identifier: us6000caqe. Exact location of event, depth 27.83 km, -28.1494° West, -55.3588° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 11:12:34 / October 16, 2020 @ 11:12 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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