A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (68 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 22:09:50 / September 7, 2018 @ 10:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -25.0832 West, latitude -58.3742 South, depth = 10 km. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:09:50 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hgn7. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgn7.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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