A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -123.6171° West, -55.8391° South, depth 9.99 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:53:58 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/16 / 2016-03-14 14:53:58 / March 14, 2016 @ 2:53 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.99 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005aim. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005aim.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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