A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.076 West, latitude -62.4095 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 12:57:14 / October 25, 2020 @ 12:57 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:57:14 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000c7lr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7lr.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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