A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.73 km (55 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:28:35 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us7000d0q5. Id of event: us7000d0q5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.0912 West, latitude -57.5791 South, depth = 88.73 km. Global time and date of event 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 23:28:35 / January 16, 2021 @ 11:28 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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