A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 128 km SSW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rnf. Unique identifier: us70007rnf. The temblor was reported at 03:10:30 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -27.7118° West, -60.0095° South, depth 123.38 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 05:10:30 / February 17, 2020 @ 5:10 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 123.38 km (77 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 128 km SSW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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