A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (87 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 13:06:45 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 15:06:45 / June 4, 2017 @ 3:06 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009ljt. Event ids that are associated: us20009ljt. Exact location of event, longitude -25.1486 West, latitude -57.9935 South, depth = 35 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 140 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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