A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Event id: us2000cn74. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cn74. Exact location of event, longitude -155.4101 West, latitude -62.1221 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/18 / 2018-01-09 08:40:35 / January 9, 2018 @ 8:40 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:40:35 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby.
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