A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 110 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (68 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 23:32:49 / May 14, 2019 @ 11:32 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -28.2458° West, -55.8925° South, depth 43.82 km. Unique identifier: us60003qmw. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003qmw. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.82 km (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:32:49 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 110 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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