A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.1772 West, latitude -57.4896 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 16:10:12 / January 31, 2021 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000deut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000deut. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:10:12 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South Sandwich Islands region.
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