A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (34 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pxg. Id of event: us70007pxg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -25.5603° West, latitude -58.9415° South, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 09:55:28 / February 14, 2020 @ 9:55 am. The temblor was reported at 07:55:28 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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