A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10006k84. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006k84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 01:37:53 / September 4, 2016 @ 1:37 am. The temblor was reported at 23:37:53 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -32.0378° West, latitude -55.1809° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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