A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 83 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (52 miles). Exact location of event, depth 99.86 km, -27.5247° West, -55.9689° South. The temblor was detected at 16:42:38 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 18:42:38 / September 27, 2018 @ 6:42 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.86 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000h6ef. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h6ef.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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