A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 63 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (39 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 07:28:08 / September 25, 2019 @ 7:28 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005l1b. Unique identifier: us70005l1b. Exact location, longitude -25.8601° West, latitude -58.5813° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:28:08 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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