A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 60 km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (37 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:17:34 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -25.5685° West, latitude -59.2664° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/20 / 2020-04-26 03:17:34 / April 26, 2020 @ 3:17 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097nu. Id of event: us700097nu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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