A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 123 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (76 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000629c. Unique identifier: us6000629c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:01:13 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:01:13 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -26.7286° West, -55.6258° South, depth 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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