A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 220 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (137 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 22:08:17 / March 4, 2020 @ 10:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:08:17 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -23.6123 West, latitude -56.9066 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us60008cki. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008cki.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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