A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/18 / 2018-02-07 21:49:29 / February 7, 2018 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -24.9221 West, latitude -59.2119 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:49:29 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d3d7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d3d7.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 93 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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