A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (85 miles) on Tuesday. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:32:33 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.4048 West, latitude -57.9421 South, depth = 74.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 13:32:33 / September 4, 2018 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.25 km (46 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h84n. Event ids that are associated: us2000h84n.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 137 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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