A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 13:05:33 / August 19, 2016 @ 1:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -31.8055° West, -55.2166° South. Id of earthquake: us10006ggf. Event ids that are associated: us10006ggf. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05:33 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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