A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 82 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (51 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvsc. Unique identifier: us1000hvsc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:51:01 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -25.8732° West, latitude -56.8109° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 16/11/18 / 2018-11-16 05:51:01 / November 16, 2018 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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