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Moderate earthquake 5.7 mag, 134 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands

Earthquake location -58.0188S, -25.2776WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 134 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000h7aj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h7aj. Exact location, longitude -25.2776° West, latitude -58.0188° South, depth = 17.54 km. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:35:48 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 20:35:48 / September 3, 2018 @ 8:35 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.54 km (11 miles).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 134 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -25.2776° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -58.0188° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 134km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-03 20:35:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-03 20:55:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.32 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 500 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 7.292 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000h7aj Id of event.
Event Code 2000h7aj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h7aj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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