A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Friday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:24:23 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -118.7442° West, -54.4034° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 01:24:23 / February 22, 2020 @ 1:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600085ah. Event ids that are associated: us600085ah.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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