A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -25.2659° West, latitude -57.7066° South, depth = 49.93 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.93 km (31 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:15:51 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 11:15:51 / January 31, 2021 @ 11:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000deus. Event ids that are associated: us6000deus.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, 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 quakes in the world.
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