A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 44 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (27 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.15 km (14 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000au57. Event ids that are associated: us2000au57. Exact location of earthquake, -25.7407° West, -59.0289° South, depth 23.15 km. The temblor was detected at 04:18:05 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 06:18:05 / September 25, 2017 @ 6:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 44 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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