A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (101 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.45 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:39:57 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007n0w. Unique identifier: us70007n0w. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.682 West, latitude -60.4376 South, depth = 37.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 07:39:57 / February 11, 2020 @ 7:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 163 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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