A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -58.4893 West, latitude -62.4011 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 23:36:18 / February 14, 2021 @ 11:36 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:36:18 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000djfp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djfp.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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