A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 62 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (39 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 118.88 km (74 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:07:55 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h88c. Unique identifier: us2000h88c. Exact location of event, longitude -27.4847 West, latitude -56.1594 South, depth = 118.88 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 09:07:55 / August 26, 2018 @ 9:07 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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