A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 164.62 km (102 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5sm. Id of event: us6000d5sm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:05:52 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 05:05:52 / December 24, 2020 @ 5:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -28.8934 West, latitude -59.1976 South, depth = 164.62 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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