A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ce9e. Unique identifier: us7000ce9e. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.1425 West, latitude -62.3657 South, depth = 16.42 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.42 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:30:52 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 13:30:52 / November 9, 2020 @ 1:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South Shetland Islands.
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