A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (94 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/16 / 2016-08-30 21:31:13 / August 30, 2016 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10006rjw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006rjw. The temblor was detected at 19:31:13 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -25.4946 West, latitude -57.7723 South, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 152 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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