A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 133 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (83 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70003lm6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003lm6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 14:46:58 / May 6, 2019 @ 2:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:46:58 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.0834 West, latitude -56.9864 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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