A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Scotia Sea (0 miles). Global time and date of event 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 03:28:33 / December 27, 2020 @ 3:28 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000d6e2. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6e2. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:28:33 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -36.1069° West, -61.267° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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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