A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (36 miles) on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:12:13 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5tq. Unique identifier: us1000g5tq. 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: 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 13:12:13 / August 5, 2018 @ 1:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.6942 West, latitude -56.2556 South, depth = 80.36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.36 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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