A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 15:21:28 / September 5, 2017 @ 3:21 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:21:28 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.2697 West, latitude -55.9628 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000arp1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arp1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Southern East Pacific Rise.
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