A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 37 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:05:32 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000f09j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000f09j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 13:05:32 / June 24, 2018 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -26.9304 West, latitude -59.2885 South, depth = 88.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 88.03 km (55 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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