A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 191 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (119 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/20 / 2020-04-23 18:43:38 / April 23, 2020 @ 6:43 pm. Exact location, longitude -26.1999° West, latitude -60.7467° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:43:38 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60009epn. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009epn.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 191 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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