A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (71 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 23:15:42 / March 4, 2018 @ 11:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d3wr. Unique identifier: us1000d3wr. Exact location of earthquake, -24.872° West, -58.4475° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was reported at 21:15:42 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 115 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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