A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 291 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (181 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -31.1335° West, latitude -55.2848° South, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us20006vcq. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006vcq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 14:01:19 / August 25, 2016 @ 2:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:01:19 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 291 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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