A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 276 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (171 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 06:45:16 / March 15, 2019 @ 6:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkc3. Id of event: us1000jkc3. The temblor was detected at 04:45:16 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -30.9217° West, -55.3439° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 276 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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