A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 187 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (116 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:44:17 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600056vm. Unique identifier: us600056vm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.2288 West, latitude -60.5872 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 03:44:17 / August 19, 2019 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 187 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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