A earthquake with magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 41 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00pi93o4. Unique identifier: at00pi93o4. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:02:24 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Bristol Island in South Sandwich Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.8 West, latitude -59 South, depth = 33 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 20:02:24 / November 15, 2018 @ 8:02 pm.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 41 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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