A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 17:33:45 / September 26, 2018 @ 5:33 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -106.1675 West, latitude -34.9365 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000h2tp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h2tp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:45 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: Southern East Pacific Rise.
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