A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (53 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 24.5 km, -25.9636° West, -59.7522° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.5 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 23:56:25 / May 4, 2020 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70009em8. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009em8. The temblor was detected at 21:56:25 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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