A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Drake Passage (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 16:07:54 / November 8, 2018 @ 4:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:07:54 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.0208° West, latitude -57.5419° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000hpan. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hpan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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