A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (81 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -24.8529° West, -58.2329° South, depth 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 01:23:06 / September 30, 2015 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mza. Unique identifier: us10003mza. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:23:06 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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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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: 131 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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