A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 114 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -25.471° West, -59.9094° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us6000a02h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a02h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 21:40:32 / May 19, 2020 @ 9:40 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:40:32 / 7:40 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 six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 114 km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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