A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.8079 West, latitude -55.6033 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 13:11:22 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008871. Id of event: us10008871. Global time and date of event 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 21:11:22 / March 2, 2017 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. 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).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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