A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 189 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (117 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -25.4234 West, latitude -60.6386 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70007q6a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q6a. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:26:00 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 18:26:00 / February 8, 2020 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 189 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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