A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 151 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (94 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:55:31 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007u6t. Unique identifier: us70007u6t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -26.9774 West, latitude -60.3754 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 15:55:31 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:55 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 151 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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