A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000dslu. Event ids that are associated: us1000dslu. The temblor was picked up at 01:25:56 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.9699° West, latitude -52.8753° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 09:25:56 / April 21, 2018 @ 9:25 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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