A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 181 km W of Carahue, Chile (112 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:48:40 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 12:48:40 / March 22, 2018 @ 12:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.2507 West, latitude -38.7449 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7ht. Unique identifier: us1000d7ht.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 181 km W of Carahue, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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