A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:15:41 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -24.8795° West, -57.0142° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 08:15:41 / February 6, 2021 @ 8:15 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh0b. Id of event: us6000dh0b.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South Sandwich Islands region. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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