A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 124 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (77 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:32:57 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.12 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 14:32:57 / February 8, 2020 @ 2:32 pm. Event id: us70007lik. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007lik. Exact location of event, depth 16.12 km, -25.4811° West, -60.0165° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. 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: 124 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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