A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 113 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (70 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:58:27 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600085yu. Unique identifier: us600085yu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.5241 West, latitude -55.7492 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 23:58:27 / February 23, 2020 @ 11:58 pm.
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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 113 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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