A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -26.6143° West, -56.8179° South, depth 106.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.73 km (66 miles). Event id: us7000c7j1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7j1. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 12:38:17 / October 24, 2020 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:38:17 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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