A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 107 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:14:52 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006rss. Event ids that are associated: us70006rss. Exact location of earthquake, -27.2562° West, -55.7385° South, depth 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 04:14:52 / December 28, 2019 @ 4:14 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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