A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -139.5421° West, -58.2543° South. Event id: us20008ln6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ln6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 00:42:16 / February 23, 2017 @ 12:42 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:16 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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