Magnitude Five Earthquake Strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge

Earthquake location -55.443S, -128.0805W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/16 / 2016-06-24 03:29:43 / June 24, 2016 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us200066e7. Unique identifier: us200066e7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -128.0805° West, -55.443° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:29:43 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2016/06/24/moderate-earthquake-m5-quake-has-struck-near-pacific-antarctic-ridge/

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