A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Central East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10007vt4. Event ids that are associated: us10007vt4. Exact location, longitude -109.6224° West, latitude -9.0163° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 17:02:28 / January 13, 2017 @ 5:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:02:28 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: Central East Pacific Rise.
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