A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (27 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:30:47 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.78 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.7745 West, latitude -58.9844 South, depth = 107.78 km. Event id: us20004vf6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vf6. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 04:30:47 / January 29, 2016 @ 4:30 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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