A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 01:00:44 / August 24, 2016 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:00:44 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006v9k. Unique identifier: us20006v9k. Exact location of event, longitude -31.7466 West, latitude -55.2833 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel it?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South Georgia Island region. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.