A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, offshore Atacama, Chile (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 02:25:59 / November 15, 2017 @ 2:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:25:59 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnnp. Id of event: us2000bnnp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.5952 West, latitude -27.6792 South, depth = 13.72 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.72 km (9 miles).
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. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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