A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 107 km SSE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -35.7225 West, latitude -55.1301 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:56:27 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 10:56:27 / March 8, 2020 @ 10:56 am. Id of earthquake: us60008c0q. Event ids that are associated: us60008c0q.
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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km SSE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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