A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 104 km NE of Diego de Almagro, Chile (65 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 03:05:29 / April 9, 2017 @ 3:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.54 km (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:05:29 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -69.2356 West, latitude -25.7726 South, depth = 105.54 km. Id of earthquake: us10008fz8. Event ids that are associated: us10008fz8.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 104 km NE of Diego de Almagro, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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