A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 161 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (100 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008rr1. Unique identifier: us70008rr1. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.46 km (27 miles). Global time and date of event 03/04/20 / 2020-04-03 19:57:50 / April 3, 2020 @ 7:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:57:50 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 43.46 km, -28.6643° West, -55.498° South. 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 four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 161 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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