A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -129.5809° West, -54.8941° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:53:36 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000888a. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000888a. 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: 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 23:53:36 / March 3, 2017 @ 11:53 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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