A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 133 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (83 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us70003lls. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003lls. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 14:32:54 / May 6, 2019 @ 2:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -25.0912° West, -57.0276° South. The temblor was reported at 12:32:54 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 133 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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