A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 205 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (127 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 16:33:44 / July 23, 2018 @ 4:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:33:44 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -29.4595° West, -55.3599° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000gf3k. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gf3k.
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 205 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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