A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (94 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 01:18:53 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60009as2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009as2. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 03:18:53 / April 17, 2020 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -26.6811 West, latitude -60.4015 South, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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