A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 224 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (139 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -23.3654 West, latitude -57.8792 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 19:41:05 / May 22, 2019 @ 7:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:41:05 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003t9c. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003t9c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 224 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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