A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -108.8897 West, latitude -35.0175 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 03:16:30 / January 23, 2018 @ 3:16 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmw3. Unique identifier: us2000cmw3. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:30 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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