A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (35 miles) on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:50 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.91 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -27.9982° West, -56.4471° South, depth 110.91 km. Unique identifier: us1000763m. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000763m. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 00:07:50 / November 1, 2016 @ 12:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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