A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 138 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (86 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:42:24 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 13:42:24 / October 26, 2018 @ 1:42 pm. Exact location, longitude -25.3347° West, latitude -57.9548° South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5br. Id of event: us2000i5br.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 138 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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