A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (78 miles) on Tuesday. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:29:53 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g8kf. Unique identifier: us1000g8kf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/18 / 2018-08-14 03:29:53 / August 14, 2018 @ 3:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -25.2588° West, -58.1107° South.
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 126 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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