A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:00:08 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 02:00:08 / November 26, 2020 @ 2:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cjvf. Id of event: us7000cjvf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -58.2379° West, -62.327° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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