A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 174 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (108 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.24 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -26.1179 West, latitude -60.5845 South, depth = 41.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:52:14 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008ujx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ujx. Global time and date of event 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 10:52:14 / March 25, 2017 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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