A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 86 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (53 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:46:52 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.6803 West, latitude -55.9747 South, depth = 90.38 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 19:46:52 / February 19, 2018 @ 7:46 pm. Event id: us2000d9nl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d9nl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.38 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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