A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 53 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (33 miles). Unique identifier: us2000gedy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gedy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.88 km (43 miles). Exact location, longitude -26.4019° West, latitude -56.8906° South, depth = 69.88 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/18 / 2018-07-26 12:56:52 / July 26, 2018 @ 12:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:56:52 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 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: 53 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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