A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles). Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 20:08:37 / February 6, 2020 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70007q1p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q1p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.76 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -27.6686° West, latitude -55.9133° South, depth = 58.76 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:08:37 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter).
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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