A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006kjf. Event ids that are associated: us10006kjf. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -31.2554° West, -54.8064° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:44:32 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 21:44:32 / September 2, 2016 @ 9:44 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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