A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 83 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (52 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 82.13 km (51 miles). Event id: us700091t7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700091t7. Exact location, longitude -26.4086° West, latitude -59.784° South, depth = 82.13 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 21:15:55 / April 15, 2020 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:15:55 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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