A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hg31. Id of event: us1000hg31. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 11:55:37 / October 23, 2018 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:55:37 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -123.0886° West, -55.8461° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has struck near.
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