A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 109 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (68 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003eny. Id of event: us70003eny. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:02:54 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -25.4963 West, latitude -56.4177 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 10:02:54 / April 21, 2019 @ 10:02 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 109 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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