A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 65 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (40 miles). Unique identifier: us10008tbn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008tbn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:03:50 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -26.1319 West, latitude -56.7611 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 16:03:50 / May 11, 2017 @ 4:03 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-nine 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: 65 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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