A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (69 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.3877 West, latitude -56.791 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 20:02:22 / November 15, 2018 @ 8:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:02:22 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pt18319001, at00pi93o4, us1000hsaf. Unique identifier: us1000hsaf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Visokoi Island in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 111 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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