A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 143 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005bjp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005bjp. The temblor was picked up at 20:15:02 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.946 West, latitude -60.2873 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 22:15:02 / August 28, 2019 @ 10:15 pm UTC/GMT.
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 ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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