A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (66 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 22:41:45 / September 8, 2016 @ 10:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:41:45 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -25.5104° West, -56.4827° South, depth 89.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.06 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us10006pr3. Unique identifier: us10006pr3.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 106 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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