Sandwich Islands Continue Rumbling

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 185 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (115 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 21:53:16 / September 4, 2017 @ 9:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000arng. Event ids that are associated: us2000arng. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -26.0782° West, -60.6819° South. The temblor was detected at 19:53:16 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2017/09/21/moderate-earthquake-5-mag-185-km-s-of-bristol-island-south-sandwich-islands/

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