A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 273 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (170 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.81 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.81 km, -30.9242° West, -55.3916° South. The temblor was detected at 14:38:32 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 16:38:32 / September 2, 2016 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10006jpj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jpj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 273 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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