A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 96 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (60 miles). Event id: us20005k4f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005k4f. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.9716 West, latitude -55.9501 South, depth = 113.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:05:35 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 08:05:35 / April 12, 2016 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.59 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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