A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 06:24:18 / October 29, 2020 @ 6:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.1729° West, -62.264° South. The temblor was reported at 06:24:18 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ca8f. Unique identifier: us7000ca8f.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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