A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km W of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (126 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tf9. Id of event: us70005tf9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 08:31:45 / October 3, 2019 @ 8:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:31:45 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -30.4981° West, -56.8916° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 202 km W of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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