A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 109 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (68 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:37:16 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -25.0125° West, -58.4326° South, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us2000i606. Event ids that are associated: us2000i606. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 14:37:16 / October 28, 2018 @ 2:37 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 109 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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