A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 08:14:40 / January 15, 2017 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:14:40 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wfv. Id of event: us10007wfv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5141 West, latitude -56.4605 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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