A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km N of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (74 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007t1u. Unique identifier: us70007t1u. Exact location of earthquake, -26.1362° West, -57.9816° South, depth 110.83 km. The temblor was reported at 20:26:57 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 22:26:57 / February 12, 2020 @ 10:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.83 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 119 km N of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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