A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -55.7451° West, latitude -61.8425° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 02:55:30 / January 28, 2021 @ 2:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:55:30 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000demv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000demv.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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