A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dgzw. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgzw. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:32:10 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.69 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 22.69 km, -54.9164° West, -61.5503° South. Global time and date of event 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 16:32:10 / February 5, 2021 @ 4:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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