A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km WSW of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (120 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004wtm. Unique identifier: us10004wtm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:49:51 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -39.3596 West, latitude -54.801 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/16 / 2016-03-09 15:49:51 / March 9, 2016 @ 3:49 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 193 km WSW of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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