A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:48 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.1716 West, latitude -32.7695 South, depth = 16.34 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 15:07:48 / May 18, 2016 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10005i8e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005i8e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.34 km (10 miles).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: Southern East Pacific Rise.
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