A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Falkland Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:16:25 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.45 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: us7000de65. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000de65. Exact location, longitude -59.7401° West, latitude -54.0978° South, depth = 11.45 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 15:16:25 / February 27, 2021 @ 3:16 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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