A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 209 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (130 miles). Global time and date of event 11/11/18 / 2018-11-11 20:18:26 / November 11, 2018 @ 8:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hsv5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hsv5. Exact location of event, depth 20.72 km, -29.8959° West, -55.5722° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.72 km (13 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:18:26 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 209 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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