A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 79 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (49 miles). Exact location, longitude -27.6075° West, latitude -56.0214° South, depth = 106.46 km. 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 106.46 km (66 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 10:24:10 / March 31, 2019 @ 10:24 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000kcf2. Unique identifier: us2000kcf2. The temblor was picked up at 08:24:10 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 79 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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