A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (29 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -26.8903° West, latitude -56.3193° South, depth = 103.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.78 km (64 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:28:30 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004brq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004brq. Global time and date of event 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 21:28:30 / December 29, 2015 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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