A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 14:03:30 / March 8, 2017 @ 2:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -133.8839 West, latitude -54.0472 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:03:30 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100087pr. Event ids that are associated: us100087pr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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