A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (117 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.5337 West, latitude -55.6157 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 16:26:12 / October 30, 2017 @ 4:26 pm. 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 reported at 14:26:12 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bkck. Event ids that are associated: us2000bkck.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 188 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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