A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (27 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 04:43:07 / April 29, 2019 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.3767 West, latitude -56.3174 South, depth = 85.9 km. Unique identifier: us70003igy. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003igy. The temblor was picked up at 02:43:07 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.9 km (53 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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