A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 191 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (119 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006pf6. Event ids that are associated: us10006pf6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 00:13:26 / September 7, 2016 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:13:26 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -28.5591 West, latitude -55.1557 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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