A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 02:35:25 / September 5, 2016 @ 2:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -118.9916° West, -54.8749° South, depth 15.59 km. Unique identifier: us10006kfa. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006kfa. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.59 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:35:25 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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