A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:56:18 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -158.4993° West, -62.844° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 08:56:18 / March 12, 2016 @ 8:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005a7n. Id of event: us20005a7n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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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