A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (67 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005flp. Id of event: us20005flp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.9095 West, latitude -56.0357 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:56:23 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/16 / 2016-03-30 09:56:23 / March 30, 2016 @ 9:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 108 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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