A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (82 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 18:15:05 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 20:15:05 / November 15, 2018 @ 8:15 pm. Unique identifier: us1000hvhr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvhr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -25.0379° West, -56.6726° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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