A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (86 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -25.3831° West, -57.4665° South. Global time and date of event 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 22:26:28 / March 14, 2019 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:26:28 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkbl. Unique identifier: us1000jkbl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 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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