A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 156 km SSW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (97 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 22:14:51 / January 22, 2020 @ 10:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:14:51 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -27.1095° West, -60.4077° South. Event id: us60007d99. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007d99. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 156 km SSW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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