A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (80 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000713a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000713a. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:29:43 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 00:29:43 / January 2, 2020 @ 12:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -24.4939 West, latitude -59.5658 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 129 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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