A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 147 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (91 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -26.1016 West, latitude -60.3412 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:32:58 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007vzi. Event ids that are associated: us70007vzi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 16:32:58 / February 24, 2020 @ 4:32 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 147 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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