A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -58.1635 West, latitude -62.3621 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 21:14:41 / November 22, 2020 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000csjl. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000csjl. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:14:41 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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