A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). 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 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/15 / 2015-12-26 23:48:12 / December 26, 2015 @ 11:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:48:12 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -105.8855° West, latitude -35.35° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us100049ry. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100049ry.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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