A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.9867 West, latitude -53.0304 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 13:36:20 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 21:36:20 / December 29, 2017 @ 9:36 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000ciya. Event ids that are associated: us2000ciya. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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