A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (62 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -26.0386 West, latitude -59.8885 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 02:03:22 / February 18, 2019 @ 2:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000j8ta. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8ta. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:03:22 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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