A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 118 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (73 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:01:45 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -26.053° West, latitude -57.566° South, depth = 98.38 km. Event id: us70007tdi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tdi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.38 km (61 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 04:01:45 / February 20, 2020 @ 4:01 am.
Every 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 118 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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