A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South Sandwich Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -28.2154° West, -55.4219° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 18:45:33 / August 30, 2018 @ 6:45 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:45:33 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hadi. Unique identifier: us2000hadi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: South Sandwich Islands region.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.