A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:54:09 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 18:54:09 / February 14, 2017 @ 6:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -113.3074 West, latitude -21.2809 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008m28. Id of event: us20008m28. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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