A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (70 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006b5v. Unique identifier: us60006b5v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/19 / 2019-11-05 04:28:36 / November 5, 2019 @ 4:28 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:28:36 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -24.7679 West, latitude -59.5169 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 113 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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