A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 18:21:01 / January 18, 2021 @ 6:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d3q2. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3q2. The temblor was picked up at 18:21:01 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -58.4426° West, -62.3879° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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