A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (50 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:38:01 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 14:38:01 / June 4, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -28.3911° West, -56.3806° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009ljr. Event ids that are associated: us20009ljr.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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