A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 97 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (60 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 16:49:41 / November 15, 2018 @ 4:49 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:49:41 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000hs5v. Event ids that are associated: us1000hs5v. Exact location of earthquake, -25.6287° West, -56.8338° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 97 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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