A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 103 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (64 miles). Exact location, longitude -25.5453° West, latitude -56.5197° South, depth = 23.73 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bezd. Unique identifier: us2000bezd. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 18:56:17 / November 1, 2017 @ 6:56 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.73 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:56:17 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter).
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 sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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