A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Shetland Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -58.4785 West, latitude -62.3972 South, depth = 4.26 km. Unique identifier: us7000djaz. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000djaz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 14:24:36 / March 14, 2021 @ 2:24 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:24:36 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.26 km (3 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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