A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported South Pacific Ocean (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 02:44:01 / September 1, 2018 @ 2:44 am. Exact location of earthquake, -122.0521° West, -6.5863° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:44:01 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h6bm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h6bm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 have been detected nearby.
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