A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (25 miles). Unique identifier: us20005c1q. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005c1q. The temblor was picked up at 07:15:06 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 09:15:06 / March 20, 2016 @ 9:15 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.59 km (64 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.0729 West, latitude -56.3346 South, depth = 102.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.