A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 06:34:57 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cpe7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpe7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 06:34:57 / December 9, 2020 @ 6:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude -58.0929 West, latitude -62.35 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: South Shetland Islands.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.