A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:34:22 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005lj2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005lj2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 103.04 km, -26.2869° West, -58.9039° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.04 km (64 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 08:34:22 / April 25, 2016 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 19 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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