A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (52 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009ern. Unique identifier: us70009ern. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -25.9688° West, -59.7406° South. The temblor was picked up at 22:03:11 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 00:03:11 / May 5, 2020 @ 12:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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