A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles). Event id: us10007w88. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w88. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.5633 West, latitude -55.8952 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:49:35 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 20:49:35 / January 14, 2017 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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