A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:51:00 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 18:51:00 / February 1, 2021 @ 6:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dfwd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfwd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.35 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 42.35 km, -25.4788° West, -57.9268° South.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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