A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -111.6822 West, latitude -49.7041 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000629e. Unique identifier: us6000629e. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 06:32:23 / October 18, 2019 @ 6:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:32:23 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southern East Pacific Rise.
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