A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 128 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (80 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 177.91 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:24:51 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003vai. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003vai. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -29.0212 West, latitude -56.1339 South, depth = 177.91 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/19 / 2019-05-27 15:24:51 / May 27, 2019 @ 3:24 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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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. 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: 128 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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