A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 286 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (178 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -30.9387° West, -55.205° South, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:59:07 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ghu. Unique identifier: us10006ghu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 08:59:07 / August 19, 2016 @ 8:59 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 286 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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