A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:58:29 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -31.0447° West, -55.0212° South. Unique identifier: us70005l4e. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005l4e. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 22:58:29 / September 17, 2019 @ 10:58 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven 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. 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: South Georgia Island region.
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