A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Tarauaca in Brazil. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5735 West, latitude -8.1428 South, depth = 575.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:25:38 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j0ja. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0ja. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 19:25:38 / January 5, 2019 @ 7:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 575.27 km (357 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Brazil (c. 201 103 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 134 km (84 miles) from Cruzeiro do Sul (c. 79 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tarauacá (c. 16 500 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Feijó (c. 13 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruzeiro do Sul, Feijó, Tarauacá (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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