A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (45 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/18 / 2018-02-18 02:54:51 / February 18, 2018 @ 2:54 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -25.712° West, -58.5346° South. The temblor was reported at 00:54:51 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000d41i. Event ids that are associated: us2000d41i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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