A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 129 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (80 miles). Exact location of event, depth 43.91 km, -25.6702° West, -57.9615° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:02:08 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.91 km (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 23:02:08 / October 18, 2017 @ 11:02 pm. Unique identifier: us1000awq1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000awq1.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 129 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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