A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 82 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (51 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004mbw. Unique identifier: us70004mbw. The temblor was reported at 11:39:55 / 11:39 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 event, depth 35 km, -25.4233° West, -58.5522° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/19 / 2019-07-07 13:39:55 / July 7, 2019 @ 1:39 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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