A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 116 km SSW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (72 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.42 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005nyk. Unique identifier: us70005nyk. The temblor was detected at 09:33:51 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 11:33:51 / September 22, 2019 @ 11:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -27.5906 West, latitude -59.9297 South, depth = 80.42 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 116 km SSW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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