A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 197 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (122 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -25.3592 West, latitude -60.7035 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:37 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 20:16:37 / March 19, 2020 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us70008cgx. Id of event: us70008cgx.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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: 197 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.