A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 115 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (71 miles). Event id: us1000h75i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h75i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 07:13:00 / September 28, 2018 @ 7:13 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:13:00 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Exact location of earthquake, -25.2203° West, -59.8362° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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