A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (32 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.11 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 08:56:20 / April 27, 2019 @ 8:56 am. Exact location, longitude -27.0859° West, latitude -56.2286° South, depth = 60.11 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:56:20 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003hkz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003hkz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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