A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us6000ddp4. Event ids that are associated: us6000ddp4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 07:58:46 / January 24, 2021 @ 7:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -55.2055 West, latitude -61.7154 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:58:46 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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