A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:33:04 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.047° West, -62.4126° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 11:33:04 / October 25, 2020 @ 11:33 am. Id of earthquake: us7000c7l5. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7l5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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