A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:30:14 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 67.54 km, -27.8113° West, -55.9383° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005xpj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005xpj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.54 km (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 15:30:14 / October 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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