A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 08:11:12 / August 19, 2016 @ 8:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -32.0014 West, latitude -55.131 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:11:12 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006gfs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006gfs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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