A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 146 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (91 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nja. Id of event: us10003nja. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.67 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.4046 West, latitude -57.8536 South, depth = 46.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:45:43 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 07:45:43 / October 4, 2015 @ 7:45 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 146 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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