A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ghr. Unique identifier: us10006ghr. Exact location of earthquake, -31.9238° West, -55.0485° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 06:35:45 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 08:35:45 / August 19, 2016 @ 8:35 am.
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 one hundred and three, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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