A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:23:02 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/08/16 / 2016-08-20 12:23:02 / August 20, 2016 @ 12:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -31.4406° West, -54.947° South, depth 12.73 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.73 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006gl1. Event ids that are associated: us10006gl1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-nine, in the last 10 days eighty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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