A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 215 km ESE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (134 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:07:55 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -33.4359° West, latitude -55.0387° South, depth = 14.94 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 19:07:55 / September 21, 2018 @ 7:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.94 km (9 miles). Event id: us1000h3cz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3cz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. 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: 215 km ESE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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