A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 53 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (33 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 121.03 km (75 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 01:55:10 / October 3, 2019 @ 1:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:55:10 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.5311 West, latitude -56.2523 South, depth = 121.03 km. Unique identifier: us70005q41. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005q41. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 53 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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