A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:53:52 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us10006ghf. Id of event: us10006ghf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 16:53:52 / August 19, 2016 @ 4:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -32.0457° West, -55.1195° South, depth 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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