A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 29 km SE of Putre, Chile (18 miles). Unique identifier: us10004wjx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004wjx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.34 km (79 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:31:37 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/16 / 2016-03-07 15:31:37 / March 7, 2016 @ 3:31 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -69.4001 West, latitude -18.4159 South, depth = 127.34 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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