A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 82 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (51 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.2 km (20 miles). Exact location, longitude -27.0722° West, latitude -55.9603° South, depth = 32.2 km. The temblor was reported at 00:14:49 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 02:14:49 / May 10, 2017 @ 2:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ss2. Id of event: us10008ss2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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