A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -148.147 West, latitude -55.3407 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000armt. Event ids that are associated: us1000armt. The temblor was detected at 00:04:04 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/17 / 2017-10-08 10:04:04 / October 8, 2017 @ 10:04 am.
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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge.
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