A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 211 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (131 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -30.0793 West, latitude -55.6892 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000912y. Event ids that are associated: us7000912y. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 09:04:27 / April 14, 2020 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:04:27 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 211 km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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