A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 25 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (16 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.3 km (74 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgmi. Id of event: us1000jgmi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 118.3 km, -27.4673° West, -56.5301° South. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:24:50 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 01:24:50 / March 8, 2019 @ 1:24 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 25 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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