A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 52 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkcm. Id of event: us2000bkcm. The temblor was detected at 16:55:44 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -26.0849° West, latitude -59.4537° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 18:55:44 / October 30, 2017 @ 6:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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