A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 13:10:16 / November 7, 2020 @ 1:10 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:10:16 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -58.2556° West, latitude -62.3202° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cdg7. Event ids that are associated: us7000cdg7.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and five 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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