A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 148 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008n60. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008n60. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 21:51:03 / April 21, 2017 @ 9:51 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:51:03 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 62.51 km (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -25.0686° West, -57.9354° South, depth 62.51 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 148 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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