A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:00:09 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ddph. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddph. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -55.3218 West, latitude -61.6602 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 00:00:09 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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