A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 132 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (82 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004z0a. Event ids that are associated: us20004z0a. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:28:44 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -26.0044° West, latitude -57.874° South, depth = 69.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 12:28:44 / February 9, 2016 @ 12:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.61 km (43 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel anything?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 132 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.