A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (52 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us1000jevl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jevl. Exact location of earthquake, -27.2928° West, -55.9475° South, depth 68.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 17:06:09 / March 4, 2019 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:06:09 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.38 km (42 miles).
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 six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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