A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -55.1398 West, latitude -61.9433 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000ddns. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddns. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 00:49:01 / January 24, 2021 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:49:01 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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