A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, east of the South Sandwich Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:18:25 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfw1. Unique identifier: us6000dfw1. Exact location, longitude -16.8454° West, latitude -59.0013° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 15:18:25 / February 1, 2021 @ 3:18 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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