A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (51 miles). Unique identifier: us20009ljk. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009ljk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:21:00 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -25.2636 West, latitude -59.3976 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 19:21:00 / June 4, 2017 @ 7:21 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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