A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (27 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/16 / 2016-03-07 18:13:00 / March 7, 2016 @ 6:13 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:13:00 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.23 km (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004wk4. Unique identifier: us10004wk4. Exact location, longitude -26.5838° West, latitude -56.5019° South, depth = 99.23 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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