A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 190 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (118 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:22:05 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009lzc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lzc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.0842 West, latitude -60.7305 South, depth = 35.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 03:22:05 / June 6, 2017 @ 3:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.33 km (22 miles).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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