A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 25 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (16 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.7 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 85.7 km, -26.4469° West, -59.2575° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 23:04:15 / March 26, 2018 @ 11:04 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:04:15 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddsp. Id of event: us1000ddsp.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 25 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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