A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -118.7818° West, latitude -54.5963° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:20:36 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600085my. Unique identifier: us600085my. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 22:20:36 / February 27, 2020 @ 10:20 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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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