A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -91.8906° West, -40.5141° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 23:39:26 / March 14, 2017 @ 11:39 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:39:26 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008s7j. Unique identifier: us20008s7j. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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