A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 154 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 16:06:04 / February 8, 2020 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70007ljr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007ljr. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -24.7835° West, -60.108° South. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:06:04 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 154 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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