A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 102 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:19:52 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jn8s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jn8s. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.32 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -26.1628° West, -57.4267° South, depth 111.32 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 23:19:52 / February 3, 2019 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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