A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 127 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.3619 West, latitude -57.2559 South, depth = 47.17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 02:47:06 / February 15, 2020 @ 2:47 am. Event id: us70007u6f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u6f. The temblor was picked up at 00:47:06 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.17 km (29 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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