A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -31.2269 West, latitude -55.0528 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 13:01:52 / August 28, 2016 @ 1:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jck. Id of event: us10006jck. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:01:52 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: South Georgia Island region.
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