A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 299 km SW of Hanga Roa, Chile (186 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 23:36:00 / February 2, 2017 @ 11:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:36:00 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008k7l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k7l. Exact location of event, longitude -111.2852 West, latitude -29.303 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 299 km SW of Hanga Roa, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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