A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (58 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 00:00:20 / September 24, 2018 @ 12:00 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -24.9384° West, -58.8215° South. Id of earthquake: us1000h3v9. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3v9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:00:20 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days sixty 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.
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