A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 06:28:32 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d0dg. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0dg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.0716 West, latitude -57.4361 South, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 06:28:32 / January 7, 2021 @ 6:28 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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