A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 191 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (119 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -23.1876 West, latitude -58.9763 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:58:14 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005x6b. Id of event: us70005x6b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 13:58:14 / October 14, 2019 @ 1:58 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 191 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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