A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 155 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (96 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -26.6152° West, -60.4297° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hrsc. Unique identifier: us1000hrsc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 18:56:25 / November 14, 2018 @ 6:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:56:25 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 155 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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