A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (47 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:52:51 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.5017 West, latitude -56.1306 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 12:52:51 / May 12, 2019 @ 12:52 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70003njp. Event ids that are associated: us70003njp.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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