A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 126 km W of Illapel, Chile (78 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:01:45 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.86 km, -72.4995° West, -31.7311° South. 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 12.86 km (8 miles). Event id: us10003jzz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jzz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 11:01:45 / October 3, 2015 @ 11:01 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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