A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South Georgia Island region (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:21 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jpn3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jpn3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -31.804° West, -54.9749° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 12:25:21 / February 17, 2019 @ 12:25 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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