A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 170 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (106 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.87 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:33:39 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 02:33:39 / October 9, 2015 @ 2:33 am. Exact location of event, longitude -24.7469 West, latitude -57.4559 South, depth = 48.87 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mdm. Unique identifier: us10003mdm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 170 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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