A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 43 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n19. Id of event: us10003n19. Exact location of event, depth 121.32 km, -27.3126° West, -56.3162° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 15:19:25 / September 30, 2015 @ 3:19 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:19:25 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 121.32 km (75 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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