A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.21 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -141.3214 West, latitude -55.3694 South, depth = 15.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 11:38:34 / August 29, 2016 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:38:34 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006jlf. Event ids that are associated: us10006jlf.
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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