A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -58.2084 West, latitude -62.304 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:02:43 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 14:02:43 / November 7, 2020 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cdg0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdg0.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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