A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 288 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (179 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.94 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100078al. Unique identifier: us100078al. The temblor was reported at 13:57:34 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 15:57:34 / November 8, 2016 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -30.5739° West, latitude -54.935° South, depth = 14.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty 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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