Strong 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near North-East Pacific Rise

Earthquake location 10.2512S, -103.7616W

A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Northern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Event id: us10005cc4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o6dgc2, pt16120050, us10005cc4. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -103.7616° West, 10.2512° North. Global time and date of event 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 01:33:38 / April 29, 2016 @ 1:33 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:33:38 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Northern East Pacific Rise (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

Original Article: http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2016/04/29/strong-earthquake-m6-8-quake-has-struck-near-northern-east-pacific-rise/

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