A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 264 km SSW of Stanley, Falkland Islands (164 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 05:24:36 / December 8, 2018 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -58.6532° West, latitude -54.0297° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:24:36 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000i4yi. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i4yi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 264 km SSW of Stanley, Falkland Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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