A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 50 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (31 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003wdp. Event ids that are associated: us70003wdp. The temblor was reported at 16:08:32 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 18:08:32 / May 29, 2019 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.06 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -26.8742 West, latitude -56.2798 South, depth = 51.06 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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