A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (79 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100098ty. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098ty. Exact location of event, depth 67.77 km, -25.8274° West, -57.57° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.77 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:40:08 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 23:40:08 / July 4, 2017 @ 11:40 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 127 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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