A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Event id: us6000ddp8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddp8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -54.5781° West, -61.5098° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 12:19:23 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:19:23 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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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