A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:34:29 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000cqem. Event ids that are associated: us6000cqem. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 00:34:29 / November 16, 2020 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -24.6179 West, latitude -57.6341 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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