A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (89 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.73 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 04:28:42 / December 2, 2018 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:28:42 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i45v. Id of event: us1000i45v. Exact location of event, longitude -25.7524 West, latitude -57.7192 South, depth = 62.73 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 143 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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