5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes The Southern East Pacific Rise

Earthquake location -55.8899S, -123.2538W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 11:38:04 / September 13, 2018 @ 11:38 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -123.2538° West, -55.8899° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:38:04 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdy6. Unique identifier: us2000hdy6.

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/13/moderate-earthquake-5-2-mag-was-detected-near-southern-east-pacific-rise/

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