A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (89 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -26.3986 West, latitude -60.3222 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70005an0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005an0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 17:33:53 / August 31, 2019 @ 5:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:33:53 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 143 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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