A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 76 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (47 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:20:49 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.45 km (66 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000jnlf. Event ids that are associated: us2000jnlf. Exact location, longitude -27.8469° West, latitude -56.11° South, depth = 106.45 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 21:20:49 / February 13, 2019 @ 9:20 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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