A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (50 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -25.3566° West, latitude -58.6141° South, depth = 47.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.7 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 17:54:00 / April 9, 2019 @ 5:54 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19099000, at00pppgdw, us600032fg. Id of event: us600032fg. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:54:00 / 3:54 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).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 135 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. 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: 81 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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