A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 80 km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (50 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 19:01:14 / May 14, 2020 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -27.1679° West, latitude -55.9813° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:01:14 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009mjl. Id of event: us70009mjl.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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