A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 48 km SSE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (30 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 06:45:34 / August 3, 2017 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:45:34 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.92 km (53 miles). Exact location, longitude -26.804° West, latitude -57.0775° South, depth = 85.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a6aq. Event ids that are associated: us2000a6aq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 48 km SSE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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