A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 136 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hak9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hak9. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 18:17:20 / October 4, 2018 @ 6:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -24.3485° West, -58.5538° South, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:17:20 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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