A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:53:22 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006gg9. Event ids that are associated: us10006gg9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 08:53:22 / August 19, 2016 @ 8:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -31.4326° West, -54.8809° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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