A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (30 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.81 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:07:36 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60003rc7. Unique identifier: us60003rc7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 20:07:36 / May 16, 2019 @ 8:07 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -27.4498 West, latitude -56.2834 South, depth = 103.81 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 48 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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