A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 129 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (80 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 22:11:15 / June 19, 2017 @ 10:11 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:11:15 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -25.1452° West, -56.4518° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009pax. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pax.
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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