A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 271 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (168 miles). Event id: us20009p11. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p11. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:05:04 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 07:05:04 / June 16, 2017 @ 7:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -31.0241 West, latitude -55.529 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 271 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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