A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 95 km W of San Antonio, Chile (59 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:09:30 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 22:09:30 / October 27, 2016 @ 10:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -72.6317 West, latitude -33.7463 South, depth = 19.99 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072he. Id of event: us100072he. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.99 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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