A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.6581 West, latitude -56.2125 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 17:08:09 / January 24, 2017 @ 5:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us20008ihh. Event ids that are associated: us20008ihh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:08:09 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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