A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, off the coast of Atacama, Chile (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.6052° West, -28.9623° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 21:03:25 / July 11, 2017 @ 9:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100098y9. Event ids that are associated: us100098y9. The temblor was detected at 21:03:25 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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