A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 290 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (180 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006khr. Event ids that are associated: us10006khr. The temblor was reported at 05:04:19 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 07:04:19 / September 2, 2016 @ 7:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -31.0951 West, latitude -55.2772 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 290 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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