A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us60007j8f. Event ids that are associated: us60007j8f. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 14:21:56 / January 17, 2020 @ 2:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:21:56 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.2797° West, -61.461° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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