A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d2wz. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2wz. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.3951° West, -61.8199° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:40:49 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 13:40:49 / January 24, 2021 @ 1:40 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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