A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 207 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (129 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -29.6138° West, -55.41° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 21:45:49 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008gl9. Id of event: us60008gl9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 23:45:49 / March 11, 2020 @ 11:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 207 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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