A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 88 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (55 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:49:56 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -25.012° West, latitude -59.2085° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000cnsd. Event ids that are associated: us2000cnsd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 15:49:56 / January 24, 2018 @ 3:49 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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