A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:47:23 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bh5c. Id of event: us7000bh5c. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.8466° West, -65.6638° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 05:47:23 / August 30, 2020 @ 5:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge.
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