A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7l6. Id of event: us7000c7l6. The temblor was detected at 12:11:29 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 12:11:29 / October 25, 2020 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -58.0439 West, latitude -62.3742 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days one hundred and two 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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