6.3 Magnitude Quake Rocks Drake’s Passage

Earthquake location -57.4045S, -66.4086W

A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Drake Passage (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 06:54:21 / October 29, 2018 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:54:21 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hied. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hied. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.4086 West, latitude -57.4045 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/10/29/strong-earthquake-6-3-mag-was-detected-near-drake-passage/

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