A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km WNW of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (51 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.12 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/17 / 2017-12-13 18:03:43 / December 13, 2017 @ 6:03 pm. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:03:43 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 2.1399° East, -54.2094° South, depth 15.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt17347000, at00p0wvie, us2000c3y6. Unique identifier: us2000c3y6. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bouvet Island in Bouvet Island (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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. 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: 82 km WNW of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island.
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