A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km NE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (59 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 11:54:20 / April 7, 2016 @ 11:54 am. Unique identifier: us20005g3u. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005g3u. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4509° West, -22.432° South, depth 159.68 km. The temblor was reported at 07:54:20 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.68 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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