A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 110 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -28.5195 West, latitude -56.0307 South, depth = 59.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 00:27:26 / July 16, 2019 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:27:26 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60004uw9. Event ids that are associated: us60004uw9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.77 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 110 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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