A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 97 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (60 miles). Exact location, longitude -27.1632° West, latitude -55.8222° South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:15:15 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006r89. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006r89. Global time and date of event 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 15:15:15 / December 26, 2019 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 97 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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