A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d2yw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2yw. Exact location of earthquake, -55.2872° West, -61.7671° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 20:34:13 / January 24, 2021 @ 8:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:34:13 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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