A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 47 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (29 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e0t1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0t1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:30:55 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 03:30:55 / April 16, 2018 @ 3:30 am. Exact location of event, depth 40.56 km, -26.9997° West, -59.3836° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.56 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 47 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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