A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, east of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:03:17 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cp78. Event ids that are associated: us7000cp78. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -19.0703° West, -60.2573° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 01:03:17 / December 4, 2020 @ 1:03 am.
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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