A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 05:57:13 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 05:57:13 / February 4, 2021 @ 5:57 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -55.6201° West, -61.6539° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us6000dgpl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgpl.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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