A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 54 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.9213 West, latitude -59.4176 South, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 03:51:47 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0if. Unique identifier: us2000e0if. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 05:51:47 / April 15, 2018 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 54 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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