A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 143 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (89 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.49 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -25.0337° West, -57.2174° South, depth 59.49 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:58:54 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 13:58:54 / November 9, 2019 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60006c2m. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006c2m.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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