A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 16:57:59 / February 9, 2021 @ 4:57 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000di2m. Event ids that are associated: us6000di2m. Exact location of earthquake, -23.5941° West, -59.9062° South, depth 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:57:59 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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