A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 08:43:18 / August 19, 2016 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:43:18 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -31.0983 West, latitude -55.0641 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10006gg8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006gg8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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