A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:20:53 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -25.5237° West, -56.0986° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 02:20:53 / October 29, 2020 @ 2:20 am. Unique identifier: us7000ca87. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ca87.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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