A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/18 / 2018-01-02 22:45:15 / January 2, 2018 @ 10:45 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -117.9349 West, latitude -53.0685 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cka4. Unique identifier: us2000cka4. The temblor was detected at 14:45:15 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). 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.
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 six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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