A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 52 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (32 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:47:28 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.5 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000acvv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000acvv. 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: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 16:47:28 / August 29, 2017 @ 4:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.1183 West, latitude -59.385 South, depth = 37.5 km.
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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