A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 150 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h99v. Unique identifier: us2000h99v. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 23:46:35 / August 28, 2018 @ 11:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -25.3629° West, -57.6068° South. The temblor was detected at 21:46:35 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 150 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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