A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:58:14 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -118.591° West, -52.9723° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cka5. Id of event: us2000cka5. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/18 / 2018-01-02 22:58:14 / January 2, 2018 @ 10:58 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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