A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (69 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 23:42:40 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.49 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 01:42:40 / July 19, 2017 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a0qr. Event ids that are associated: us2000a0qr. Exact location of earthquake, -25.3916° West, -56.8064° South, depth 26.49 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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