A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 49 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 00:26:43 / March 26, 2016 @ 12:26 am. Exact location of event, depth 107.82 km, -27.5506° West, -56.303° South. Unique identifier: us20005dq0. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dq0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:26:43 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.82 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 49 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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