A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d89h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d89h. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 06:39:59 / January 4, 2021 @ 6:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.0075 West, latitude -55.5145 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:39:59 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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