A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -31.8142 West, latitude -55.0325 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007etx. Id of event: us20007etx. 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: 10/10/16 / 2016-10-10 02:03:00 / October 10, 2016 @ 2:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:03:00 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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