A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 173 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (107 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -26.6825° West, -60.5904° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 10:21:28 / December 5, 2018 @ 10:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000i2p7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i2p7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:21:28 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 173 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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