A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.3349 West, latitude -58.7355 South, depth = 63.4 km. Global time and date of event 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 01:16:19 / July 1, 2017 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.4 km (39 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:16:19 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097s3. Id of event: us100097s3.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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