A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us6000ddnv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddnv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 06:56:47 / January 24, 2021 @ 6:56 am. The temblor was reported at 06:56:47 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -55.0447° West, -61.8275° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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