A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 108 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (67 miles). Global time and date of event 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 00:35:41 / March 12, 2019 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.3 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -27.0845 West, latitude -55.7286 South, depth = 34.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjsf. Unique identifier: us1000jjsf. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:35:41 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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