A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 00:42:30 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude -55.2634 West, latitude -61.6538 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddng. Id of event: us6000ddng. The temblor was picked up at 00:42:30 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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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