A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (83 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 14:42:03 / October 15, 2019 @ 2:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005ubv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005ubv. Exact location, longitude -25.0944° West, latitude -57.0424° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:42:03 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 133 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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