A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 130 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (81 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 00:04:31 / July 30, 2017 @ 12:04 am. 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) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:04:31 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a44c. Unique identifier: us2000a44c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.1178 West, latitude -56.9841 South, depth = 10 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 130 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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