A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (61 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -26.1035° West, -57.3514° South, depth 92.79 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.79 km (58 miles). Global time and date of event 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 02:54:17 / September 30, 2019 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005skr. Id of event: us70005skr. The temblor was reported at 00:54:17 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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