A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 241 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (150 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.8821 West, latitude -54.5671 South, depth = 40.82 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:44:29 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 16:44:29 / July 30, 2017 @ 4:44 pm. Event id: us2000a2qg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2qg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.82 km (25 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 241 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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