A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 126 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (78 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.98 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 52.98 km, -25.6579° West, -57.4654° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/15 / 2015-09-01 22:19:20 / September 1, 2015 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:19:20 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003jd2. Unique identifier: us20003jd2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 126 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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