A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (83 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.4882 West, latitude -57.9573 South, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 14:37:48 / September 4, 2018 @ 2:37 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000h85g. Event ids that are associated: us2000h85g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:37:48 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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