A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 09:29:05 / January 24, 2021 @ 9:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:29:05 / 9:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.2398° West, -61.7908° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2vk. Unique identifier: us7000d2vk.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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