A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (30 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 96.19 km, -27.2862° West, -56.258° South. Id of earthquake: us20004ziu. Event ids that are associated: us20004ziu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.19 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/16 / 2016-02-08 00:48:32 / February 8, 2016 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:48:32 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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