A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -31.3312 West, latitude -55.0298 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10006gh4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006gh4. The temblor was reported at 12:49:34 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 14:49:34 / August 19, 2016 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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.
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