A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (16 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.29 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:51:37 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007b5x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007b5x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 06:51:37 / January 20, 2020 @ 6:51 am. Exact location of earthquake, -26.2748° West, -59.2336° South, depth 91.29 km.
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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