A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 92 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:34:12 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009agb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009agb. Global time and date of event 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 22:34:12 / April 29, 2020 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -25.7224° West, latitude -56.5388° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 92 km E of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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