A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -142.6655 West, latitude -57.3568 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 02:48:34 / March 1, 2017 @ 2:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:48:34 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us100086wu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086wu.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge.
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