A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 195 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (121 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 12:22:02 / May 29, 2019 @ 12:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:22:02 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.275 West, latitude -60.7857 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70003wd6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003wd6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 195 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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