A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -150.6787 West, latitude -56.4006 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:58:24 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/17 / 2017-01-18 15:58:24 / January 18, 2017 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008fxr. Event ids that are associated: us20008fxr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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