5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Pacific-Antarctic Ridge

Earthquake location -56.0067S, -127.8138W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:14:00 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000isw3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000isw3. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -127.8138° West, -56.0067° South. Global time and date of event 12/12/18 / 2018-12-12 13:14:00 / December 12, 2018 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/12/12/moderate-earthquake-5-5-mag-pacific-antarctic-ridge-3/

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