A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -55.0513 West, latitude -61.7299 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 05:29:31 / January 24, 2021 @ 5:29 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:29:31 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2tr. Id of event: us7000d2tr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight 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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