A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us200050pj. Event ids that are associated: us200050pj. The temblor was picked up at 15:48:35 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:48:35 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:48 pm. Exact location, longitude -125.1581° West, latitude -55.8277° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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