A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:15:50 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -27.3683° West, -55.7622° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 06:15:50 / February 15, 2021 @ 6:15 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djgc. Unique identifier: us6000djgc. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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