A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 103 km SSE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:58:48 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600084k3. Event ids that are associated: us600084k3. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 14:58:48 / February 19, 2020 @ 2:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -36.0364 West, latitude -55.1717 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km SSE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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