A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 72 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (45 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:47:53 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 16:47:53 / March 4, 2020 @ 4:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089h2. Id of event: us600089h2. Exact location of event, longitude -26.2729 West, latitude -59.6741 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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