A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Off the coast of Aisen, Chile (0 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 02:10:31 / May 6, 2017 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008pzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pzp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -77.9583° West, -44.1207° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:10:31 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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