A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 125 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:08:41 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.3016 West, latitude -55.6919 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us700062cg. Event ids that are associated: us700062cg. Global time and date of event 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 18:08:41 / November 2, 2019 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 125 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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