A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:25:11 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 33.51 km, -31.7213° West, -55.2641° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.51 km (21 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006gig. Event ids that are associated: us10006gig. Global time and date of event 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 15:25:11 / August 19, 2016 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-three, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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