A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -23.3366° West, latitude -57.9643° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000cquu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cquu. Global time and date of event 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 20:34:17 / November 18, 2020 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:34:17 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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