A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:13:26 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/16 / 2016-08-21 14:13:26 / August 21, 2016 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.05 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -31.2967° West, -54.7991° South, depth 11.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006twq. Id of event: us20006twq.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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