A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 130 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (81 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.8969 West, latitude -55.7762 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008hfh. Id of event: us70008hfh. Global time and date of event 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 18:05:10 / March 23, 2020 @ 6:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:05:10 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 130 km NE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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