A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 41 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:44:09 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.92 km (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 23:44:09 / September 18, 2018 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 106.92 km, -27.3711° West, -56.3386° South. Id of earthquake: us2000hgwf. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgwf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 41 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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