A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -26.1978° West, latitude -59.722° South, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 22:53:00 / October 23, 2020 @ 10:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000c7g7. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7g7. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:53:00 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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