A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d0dc. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0dc. Global time and date of event 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 02:49:03 / January 7, 2021 @ 2:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:49:03 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -25.4808° West, -58.8365° South, depth 35 km.
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 fifty-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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