A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (39 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -25.6193° West, -59.3756° South. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:11:25 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700097nx. Unique identifier: us700097nx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/20 / 2020-04-26 05:11:25 / April 26, 2020 @ 5:11 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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