A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 147 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -27.8039° West, latitude -55.4201° South, depth = 20.58 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.58 km (13 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004y0g. Event ids that are associated: us20004y0g. The temblor was detected at 20:45:09 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 22:45:09 / February 4, 2016 @ 10:45 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 147 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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