A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:18:50 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.26 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -27.4033° West, latitude -56.6301° South, depth = 98.26 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 04:18:50 / April 25, 2020 @ 4:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700097kz. Unique identifier: us700097kz.
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 14 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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