A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 21:00:15 / April 8, 2016 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005gh6. Unique identifier: us20005gh6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -140.0187 West, latitude -57.8573 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:00:15 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge.
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