A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 41 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (25 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.56 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009gm6. Unique identifier: us70009gm6. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:45:25 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 14:45:25 / May 9, 2020 @ 2:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 98.56 km, -27.7351° West, -56.4747° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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