A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (40 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.56 km (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70004gyp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004gyp. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:41 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -27.4944° West, latitude -56.1348° South, depth = 115.56 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/19 / 2019-07-10 16:28:41 / July 10, 2019 @ 4:28 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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