A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 216 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (134 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 19:13:20 / April 28, 2020 @ 7:13 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us700099z8. Unique identifier: us700099z8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -29.3442° West, latitude -60.3565° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:13:20 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 216 km SW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands.
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