A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.1856° West, -61.3792° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 12:55:32 / January 26, 2021 @ 12:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:55:32 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000de7e. Event ids that are associated: us6000de7e.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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