A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Off the coast of Aisen, Chile (0 miles). Global time and date of event 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 14:51:40 / May 6, 2017 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -78.2984 West, latitude -44.3483 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:51:40 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10008q3x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008q3x.
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 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.
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