A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (55 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -27.2307° West, -55.9064° South. The temblor was reported at 06:25:03 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 08:25:03 / March 7, 2019 @ 8:25 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgjn. Id of event: us1000jgjn.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 88 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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