A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 283 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (176 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:54:39 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -31.1118° West, latitude -55.3932° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 07:54:39 / August 19, 2016 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ggg. Unique identifier: us10006ggg.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 283 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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