A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000bh0v. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bh0v. The temblor was picked up at 09:03:32 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -143.9419° West, latitude -56.0762° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 09:03:32 / August 19, 2020 @ 9:03 am.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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