A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (48 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005jth. Unique identifier: us20005jth. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:43:32 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.43 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -27.7076° West, latitude -56.0633° South, depth = 108.43 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 22:43:32 / April 11, 2016 @ 10:43 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 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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