A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 124 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (77 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.04 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.7374 West, latitude -57.9914 South, depth = 51.04 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 02:11:45 / September 16, 2018 @ 2:11 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hibf. Id of event: us2000hibf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:11:45 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 124 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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