A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 133 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (83 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:13:27 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004evb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004evb. Exact location of event, longitude -25.4305 West, latitude -57.9811 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 14:13:27 / January 10, 2016 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 133 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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