A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 89 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (55 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 08:33:20 / January 23, 2020 @ 8:33 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007ni0. Unique identifier: us60007ni0. Exact location of earthquake, -25.0919° West, -58.7134° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:33:20 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 89 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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