A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 274 km ESE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (170 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:58:43 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007tq0. Event ids that are associated: us70007tq0. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -32.5299° West, -55.156° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 07:58:43 / February 14, 2020 @ 7:58 am.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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