A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 15:39:51 / March 4, 2017 @ 3:39 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:39:51 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -81.7545° West, -44.6646° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000889n. Unique identifier: us1000889n. 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. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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