A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:09:02 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -26.275° West, latitude -56.3715° South, depth = 15.22 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ttv. Id of event: us70005ttv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.22 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 06:09:02 / October 13, 2019 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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