A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 197 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (122 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 00:08:26 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -25.7171 West, latitude -60.7565 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 02:08:26 / December 10, 2019 @ 2:08 am. Unique identifier: us60006pn2. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006pn2.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 197 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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