A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 137 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (85 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/19 / 2019-06-25 22:24:27 / June 25, 2019 @ 10:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700044z4. Id of event: us700044z4. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -25.2735° West, -57.9843° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:24:27 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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