A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 71 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (44 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/19 / 2019-04-30 01:47:35 / April 30, 2019 @ 1:47 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003eed. Unique identifier: us70003eed. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -27.5463° West, -56.0849° South, depth 114.57 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:47:35 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114.57 km (71 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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