A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:14 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d228. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d228. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 21:50:14 / January 12, 2021 @ 9:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -44.5157° West, latitude -60.5139° 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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