A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Global time and date of event 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 16:45:08 / January 30, 2017 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10007w6s. Event ids that are associated: us10007w6s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.6656 West, latitude -42.7255 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:08 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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