A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70009esm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009esm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.6841 West, latitude -55.6164 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:08:04 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 21:08:04 / May 5, 2020 @ 9:08 pm.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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