A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Global time and date of event 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 22:38:20 / March 14, 2017 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008trq. Event ids that are associated: us20008trq. The temblor was reported at 15:38:20 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly 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). Exact location of event, longitude -97.8929 West, latitude -36.095 South, depth = 10 km.
Every 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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