A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 295 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (183 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us10006ggu. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006ggu. Exact location of event, longitude -31.3718 West, latitude -55.4399 South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:18:24 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 16:18:24 / August 19, 2016 @ 4:18 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-seven, 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 has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 295 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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