A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 91 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:12:17 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwz9. Id of event: us2000dwz9. Exact location of earthquake, -26.3416° West, -56.0262° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 14:12:17 / April 1, 2018 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 91 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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