A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:05:35 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -53.8945° West, latitude -61.7953° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000de78. Event ids that are associated: us6000de78. Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 00:05:35 / January 26, 2021 @ 12:05 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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