A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (55 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:06:56 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 10:06:56 / July 17, 2019 @ 10:06 am. 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 100.5 km (62 miles). Exact location of event, depth 100.5 km, -27.723° West, -55.9603° South. Id of earthquake: us60004vet. Event ids that are associated: us60004vet.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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