A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Southern Pacific Ocean (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Southern Pacific Ocean (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -87.2341 West, latitude -48.299 South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:51:42 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000d1jf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d1jf. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 16:51:42 / March 8, 2018 @ 4:51 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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