A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Tarauaca in Brazil on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 587.61 km (365 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4x8. Unique identifier: us1000d4x8. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:13:29 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 587.61 km, -71.4771° West, -8.5569° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 20:13:29 / March 15, 2018 @ 8:13 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Tarauacá (c. 16 500 pop). Close country/countries, Brazil (c. 201 103 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tarauacá (min 5000 pop).
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 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 89 km WSW of Tarauaca, Brazil.
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