A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006glw. Unique identifier: us10006glw. Global time and date of event 20/08/16 / 2016-08-20 08:48:51 / August 20, 2016 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:48:51 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -31.8981° West, -55.1276° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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