A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 12:29:25 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 14:29:25 / November 17, 2016 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100079eu. Event ids that are associated: us100079eu. Exact location, longitude -27.5455° West, latitude -55.893° South, depth = 67.93 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.93 km (42 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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