A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 165 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (103 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:08:31 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 08:08:31 / December 7, 2019 @ 8:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -24.7928° West, -57.3988° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60006r8z. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006r8z.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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