A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 142 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (88 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:25:35 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000iy2a. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iy2a. Global time and date of event 27/12/18 / 2018-12-27 11:25:35 / December 27, 2018 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -24.8737° West, -56.7202° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 142 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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