A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (49 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 22:16:58 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -26.153° West, -59.7228° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 00:16:58 / October 7, 2019 @ 12:16 am. Event id: us70005rgp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005rgp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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