A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (58 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 19:37:36 / March 29, 2017 @ 7:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008elh. Id of event: us10008elh. Exact location of event, depth 40.95 km, -25.5032° West, -58.3828° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.95 km (25 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:37:36 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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