A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -115.8127° West, -24.2678° South. The temblor was detected at 17:00:19 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 01:00:19 / January 22, 2016 @ 1:00 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004g8j. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004g8j.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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