A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 07:39:07 / January 22, 2017 @ 7:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -83.4388° West, -41.2629° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i5t. Id of event: us20008i5t. The temblor was picked up at 01:39:07 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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