A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (45 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 11:15:56 / May 28, 2017 @ 11:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.6808 West, latitude -56.1043 South, depth = 104.8 km. Id of earthquake: us20009j8d. Event ids that are associated: us20009j8d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:15:56 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.8 km (65 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 72 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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