A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -55.474° West, -61.7309° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 00:05:51 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:05 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:05:51 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000d2tg. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2tg.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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