A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 291 km E of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island (181 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:00:53 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 16:00:53 / September 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 7.8113 East, latitude -54.1457 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70005lr7. Event ids that are associated: us70005lr7.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 291 km E of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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