A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (80 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 14:26:16 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 16:26:16 / May 3, 2020 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -26.1968° West, -55.6879° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009cfi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009cfi.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 128 km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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