A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Southern Pacific Ocean (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:34:53 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 14:34:53 / February 7, 2017 @ 2:34 pm. Id of earthquake: us20008kj9. Event ids that are associated: us20008kj9. Exact location of event, longitude -76.7884 West, latitude -59.1218 South, depth = 14.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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