A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:58:48 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 11:58:48 / August 22, 2020 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -115.6312 West, latitude -49.776 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bcmy. Event ids that are associated: us7000bcmy.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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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