A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (66 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 02:04:51 / June 12, 2017 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009n29. Unique identifier: us20009n29. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.66 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:04:51 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -25.9594° West, -57.3865° South, depth 68.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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