A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2532 West, latitude -23.6895 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a6ab. Event ids that are associated: us2000a6ab. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:47:20 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 13:47:20 / August 3, 2017 @ 1:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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