A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.216 West, latitude -56.3026 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 17:27:11 / April 12, 2017 @ 5:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:27:11 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10008j0c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008j0c.
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southern East Pacific Rise.
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