A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 300 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (186 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006vf3. Id of event: us20006vf3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -31.3413° West, latitude -55.3133° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 26/08/16 / 2016-08-26 06:04:28 / August 26, 2016 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:04:28 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 300 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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