A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 171 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (106 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 04:12:41 / July 1, 2019 @ 4:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, -26.0038° West, -55.3146° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70004hvp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004hvp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:12:41 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 171 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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