A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 115 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (71 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -27.7722 West, latitude -55.7154 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 22:47:57 / February 12, 2019 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:47:57 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jnk6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnk6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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