A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 23:54:02 / November 6, 2020 @ 11:54 pm. Event id: us7000cdb7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdb7. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:54:02 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -58.1334 West, latitude -62.1992 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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