A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (74 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us2000hgiz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgiz. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:32 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -26.7156 West, latitude -60.0974 South, depth = 18.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.85 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 17:56:32 / September 5, 2018 @ 5:56 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 119 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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