A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 27 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 21:29:48 / March 7, 2019 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:29:48 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -26.0556° West, latitude -59.1053° South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgkm. Id of event: us1000jgkm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 27 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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