A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000eerb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eerb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.0965 West, latitude -33.081 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:47:43 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 01:47:43 / May 26, 2018 @ 1:47 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby.
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