A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -143.9308° West, -56.0779° South. The temblor was picked up at 08:17:46 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70003tak. Event ids that are associated: us70003tak. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 18:17:46 / May 23, 2019 @ 6:17 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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