A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 43 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.5923 West, latitude -56.4939 South, depth = 110.84 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000abn9. Unique identifier: us2000abn9. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:32:09 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 03:32:09 / August 21, 2017 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.84 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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