A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:25 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -25.3095 West, latitude -57.9096 South, depth = 39.36 km. Event id: us7000d1e7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1e7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 06:23:25 / January 10, 2021 @ 6:23 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.36 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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