A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006t9r. Event ids that are associated: us10006t9r. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 14:31:54 / September 18, 2016 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:31:54 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -31.8227° West, latitude -55.1621° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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