A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (94 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -25.8472 West, latitude -55.5639 South, depth = 44.3 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:32:43 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 19:32:43 / October 19, 2019 @ 7:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005w2c. Unique identifier: us70005w2c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.3 km (28 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 151 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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