A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 129 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (80 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003nk3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003nk3. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 12:55:23 / May 12, 2019 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:55:23 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -25.4128 West, latitude -58.0222 South, depth = 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 129 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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