A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 180 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (112 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:29:07 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 14:29:07 / April 14, 2020 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -26.561 West, latitude -60.6564 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000912z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000912z.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 180 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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