A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (55 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 19:03:30 / June 10, 2019 @ 7:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.2669 West, latitude -58.5566 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us600040sw. Event ids that are associated: us600040sw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:03:30 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 89 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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