A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 160 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (99 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 00:38:22 / February 25, 2018 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000dcyl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcyl. Exact location of earthquake, -25.505° West, -55.6138° South, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:38:22 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 160 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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