A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 124 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (77 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:37:52 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -26.2228° West, latitude -60.137° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rxm. Unique identifier: us70007rxm. Global time and date of event 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 20:37:52 / February 10, 2020 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 124 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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