A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -31.459 West, latitude -55.2661 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 08:07:06 / August 19, 2016 @ 8:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:07:06 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10006gfv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006gfv.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Questions or comments?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: South Georgia Island region.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.