A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 144 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (89 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 17:24:38 / April 4, 2018 @ 5:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.49 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000de7m. Event ids that are associated: us1000de7m. The temblor was reported at 15:24:38 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -25.4314 West, latitude -57.8645 South, depth = 52.49 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 144 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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