A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cfll. Id of event: us7000cfll. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 11:21:17 / November 16, 2020 @ 11:21 am. Exact location, longitude -58.4868° West, latitude -62.3824° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:21:17 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight 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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