A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (12 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.28 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70005rcr. Event ids that are associated: us70005rcr. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:13:40 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -26.2563° West, latitude -59.1445° South, depth = 130.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 17:13:40 / October 6, 2019 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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