A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -31.2672° West, -55.0319° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us20008j0h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008j0h. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 23:28:12 / January 29, 2017 @ 11:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:28:12 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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