A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 15:12:15 / January 3, 2021 @ 3:12 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:12:15 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -36.2902° West, -61.0788° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000d810. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d810.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Scotia Sea.
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