A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 195 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (121 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000iv26. Event ids that are associated: us2000iv26. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:55:43 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -29.2639° West, -55.383° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 13/12/18 / 2018-12-13 17:55:43 / December 13, 2018 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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.
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