A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 00:34:15 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004bgk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bgk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 09:34:15 / January 5, 2016 @ 9:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, -136.1409° West, -54.3367° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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