A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006glt. Event ids that are associated: us10006glt. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.22 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -31.3044 West, latitude -54.7594 South, depth = 13.22 km. The temblor was reported at 09:34:06 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/16 / 2016-08-20 11:34:06 / August 20, 2016 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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