A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 122 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (76 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008xc0. Unique identifier: us70008xc0. Exact location of earthquake, -25.6938° West, -58.0248° South, depth 60.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.14 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 05:12:39 / April 16, 2020 @ 5:12 am. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:12:39 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 122 km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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