A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South Georgia Island region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0bh. Unique identifier: us7000d0bh. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:13:22 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -33.8818° West, latitude -56.031° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 14:13:22 / January 6, 2021 @ 2:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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