A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 65 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (40 miles). Event id: us1000dsql. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dsql. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.89 km (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.3884 West, latitude -58.9399 South, depth = 71.89 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:30:10 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/04/18 / 2018-04-22 22:30:10 / April 22, 2018 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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