A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 81 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:21:22 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.21 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -25.1952° West, -58.7647° South, depth 21.21 km. Event id: us600089i8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089i8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 21:21:22 / February 26, 2020 @ 9:21 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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