A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 08:12:46 / March 30, 2017 @ 8:12 am. Unique identifier: us10008en6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008en6. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -31.2645° West, -55.0824° South. The temblor was reported at 06:12:46 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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