A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 143 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (89 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:13:37 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -25.6255° West, -57.6602° South, depth 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 22:13:37 / May 8, 2020 @ 10:13 pm. Id of earthquake: us70009g4r. Event ids that are associated: us70009g4r.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 143 km SE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
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