A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000c156. Event ids that are associated: us1000c156. The temblor was picked up at 19:52:15 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -151.1596° West, -59.7053° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/17 / 2017-12-22 05:52:15 / December 22, 2017 @ 5:52 am. 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 quakes 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 six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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