A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 272 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (169 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:25:23 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -30.8801° West, -55.3798° South. Id of earthquake: us10006k1q. Event ids that are associated: us10006k1q. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:25:23 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 272 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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