A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 74 km SSE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (46 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.88 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20008i7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008i7w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -26.7577° West, -57.3268° South, depth 100.88 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:22:38 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 03:22:38 / January 23, 2017 @ 3:22 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km SSE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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