A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 192 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (119 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005gp1. Id of event: us70005gp1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -25.0021° West, latitude -60.5825° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:53:18 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 13:53:18 / September 15, 2019 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 192 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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