A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us1000d1fn. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d1fn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:15:18 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 14:15:18 / March 8, 2018 @ 2:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -81.8157 West, latitude -43.9683 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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