A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Drake Passage (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:31:33 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.4301 West, latitude -57.5529 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009krn. Event ids that are associated: us20009krn. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 12:31:33 / June 5, 2017 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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