A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 95 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (59 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.67 km (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -27.5922 West, latitude -55.8708 South, depth = 85.67 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 18:18:52 / October 3, 2019 @ 6:18 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005tfn. Unique identifier: us70005tfn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:18:52 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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