A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 61 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (38 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -25.6761° West, -59.3728° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 07:53:56 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us2000ad40. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad40. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 09:53:56 / August 30, 2017 @ 9:53 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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