A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (32 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.48 km (22 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:36 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 22:57:36 / July 27, 2018 @ 10:57 pm. Unique identifier: us1000g1ql. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g1ql. Exact location of event, longitude -26.3657 West, latitude -56.7245 South, depth = 35.48 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 51 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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