A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 15:48:45 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -96.5811° West, latitude -36.1176° South, depth = 10 km. 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: us2000g5s6. Unique identifier: us2000g5s6. Global time and date of event 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 21:48:45 / July 15, 2018 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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