A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 103 km ENE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (64 miles). Id of earthquake: us20003fsy. Event ids that are associated: us20003fsy. Exact location, longitude -67.2979° West, latitude -22.538° South, depth = 47.12 km. The temblor was reported at 13:39:21 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/09/15 / 2015-09-02 17:39:21 / September 2, 2015 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.12 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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