Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Scotia Sea


Earthquake location -60.5437S, -34.2878WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Scotia Sea (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -34.2878° West, latitude -60.5437° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000b69j. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b69j. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:21:17 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 17:21:17 / July 29, 2020 @ 5:21 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Scotia Sea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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