A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Off the coast of Aisen, Chile (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:47:03 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 01:47:03 / February 19, 2016 @ 1:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -77.7826° West, latitude -45.3383° South, depth = 16.16 km. Unique identifier: us10004qyl. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004qyl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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