A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (45 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 20:09:26 / March 11, 2020 @ 8:09 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:09:26 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60008gl6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008gl6. The epicenter was at a depth of 99.07 km (62 miles). Exact location of event, depth 99.07 km, -27.5954° West, -56.0728° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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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