A major earthquake magnitude 7.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:36:55 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt21023003, at00qneuxj. Id of event: at00qneuxj. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.3° West, -62° South. Global time and date of event 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 23:36:55 / January 23, 2021 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near South Shetland Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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