A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -139.7888° West, latitude -56.9016° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20008iy6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iy6. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 03:21:23 / January 28, 2017 @ 3:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:21:23 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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