A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 102 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (63 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007ljt. Id of event: us70007ljt. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:16:56 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 16:16:56 / February 8, 2020 @ 4:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -25.6007° West, -59.8231° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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