A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 46 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (29 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 18:48:54 / October 30, 2017 @ 6:48 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:48:54 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bkd1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkd1. Exact location of earthquake, -26.0959° West, -59.3905° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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