A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (104 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 02:19:56 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -28.6875° West, -55.4413° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 04:19:56 / July 3, 2017 @ 4:19 am. Event id: us100097tq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097tq.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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