6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes west of Tarauaca, Brazil

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On Saturday morning, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck 55.3 miles west of Tarauaca, Brazil.

Around 11:25 a.m. Pacific Time the quake reportedly struck 357.28 miles deep.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, only a few people have reported having felt the quake, at this time.

Even being a larger magnitude quake, it remains a ‘green alert’ related to fatalities and economic losses meaning it has a low likelihood of causing damages. 

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