A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 147 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (91 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -27.8239° West, -55.4217° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 02:09:29 / October 25, 2015 @ 2:09 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:29 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003r8s. Unique identifier: us10003r8s.
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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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: 147 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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