A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -31.5924° West, -54.9416° South, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:43 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). 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: us20006va5. Unique identifier: us20006va5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 12:09:43 / August 24, 2016 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine 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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