A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 101 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (63 miles). Exact location, longitude -25.7371° West, latitude -59.853° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:52:00 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007mr1. Event ids that are associated: us70007mr1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 19:52:00 / February 10, 2020 @ 7:52 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 101 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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