A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 123 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (76 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005bhq. Event ids that are associated: us10005bhq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:47:15 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 21:47:15 / April 25, 2016 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.7501 West, latitude -55.6176 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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