A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km SSE of Putre, Chile (80 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009w9i. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009w9i. Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 22:38:31 / July 8, 2017 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.39 km (79 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.1831° West, -19.3009° South, depth 127.39 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:38:31 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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