A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -109.2289° West, latitude -33.9756° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/12/15 / 2015-12-04 01:48:40 / December 4, 2015 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:48:40 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004380. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004380.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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