A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 8 km NW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (5 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.59 km (90 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/19 / 2019-09-07 18:50:37 / September 7, 2019 @ 6:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.6286 West, latitude -58.9767 South, depth = 144.59 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005d8v. Id of event: us70005d8v. The temblor was reported at 16:50:37 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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