A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Event id: us60007k58. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007k58. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:57:13 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -107.84 West, latitude -34.8689 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 00:57:13 / January 18, 2020 @ 12:57 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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