A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (40 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.36 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70004956. Event ids that are associated: us70004956. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:32:24 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/19 / 2019-07-03 08:32:24 / July 3, 2019 @ 8:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 51.36 km, -26.7736° West, -56.1711° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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