A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 19 km ESE of Putre, Chile (12 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.87 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 16:22:23 / January 25, 2018 @ 4:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cp9u. Unique identifier: us2000cp9u. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:23 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.3958 West, latitude -18.2737 South, depth = 6.87 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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