A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South Shetland Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -55.3788 West, latitude -61.7885 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000ddwc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddwc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 05:28:50 / January 25, 2021 @ 5:28 am. The temblor was reported at 05:28:50 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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