A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -83.6343° West, -42.7247° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:46:30 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008jnk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jnk. Global time and date of event 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 16:46:30 / January 30, 2017 @ 4:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: West Chile Rise. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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