A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us2000bm7r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bm7r. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.5705 West, latitude -44.9119 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:18 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 03:34:18 / November 12, 2017 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT.
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: West Chile Rise.
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