A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:55:27 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/19 / 2019-05-03 06:55:27 / May 3, 2019 @ 6:55 am. 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.914 West, latitude -24.2287 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003g4y. Id of event: us70003g4y.
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. 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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