A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:07:04 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -139.3453 West, latitude -56.1803 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004ura. Unique identifier: us20004ura. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 15:07:04 / January 20, 2016 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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