A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us700049xv. Event ids that are associated: us700049xv. The epicenter was at a depth of 106.85 km (66 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/19 / 2019-06-25 00:24:17 / June 25, 2019 @ 12:24 am. Exact location of event, longitude -27.9145 West, latitude -55.9721 South, depth = 106.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:24:17 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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