A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 13:10:15 / February 12, 2017 @ 1:10 pm. Unique identifier: us20008lib. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008lib. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.494 West, latitude -24.7599 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:10:15 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 in the same area.
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