A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.25 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:41:28 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.46 West, latitude -56.1046 South, depth = 78.25 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 14:41:28 / November 9, 2018 @ 2:41 pm. Unique identifier: us1000hpqq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hpqq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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