A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (50 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 01:50:51 / July 5, 2017 @ 1:50 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:51 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.136 West, latitude -59.2125 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100096t2. Unique identifier: us100096t2.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 81 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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