A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 91 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (57 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:01:07 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 21:01:07 / April 9, 2020 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -24.9645 West, latitude -58.8776 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008xm7. Event ids that are associated: us70008xm7.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 91 km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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