A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:03:32 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005gec. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gec. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.5945 West, latitude -38.4566 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 22:03:32 / April 2, 2016 @ 10:03 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every 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 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 has occurred nearby.
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