A earthquake with magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 91 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pt18319001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18319001. Exact location of event, longitude -25.75 West, latitude -56.906 South, depth = 33 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 20:02:28 / November 15, 2018 @ 8:02 pm. 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). The temblor was reported at 18:02:28 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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