A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 158 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (98 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000agv3. Event ids that are associated: us2000agv3. The temblor was reported at 11:45:09 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 13:45:09 / September 6, 2017 @ 1:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 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 location of event, longitude -25.2079 West, latitude -57.6269 South, depth = 35 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 158 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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