A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 14:32:21 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.2337 West, latitude -54.4225 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 22:32:21 / October 17, 2015 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003qxg. Id of event: us10003qxg.
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Southern East Pacific Rise. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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