A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 116 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (72 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) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -25.7295 West, latitude -56.0505 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70005ww0. Event ids that are associated: us70005ww0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 08:36:49 / October 13, 2019 @ 8:36 am. The temblor was detected at 06:36:49 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 116 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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