A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 118 km SSE of Putre, Chile (73 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 10:50:38 / September 14, 2018 @ 10:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.09 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -69.3235° West, latitude -19.2478° South, depth = 107.09 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hekj. Id of event: us2000hekj. The temblor was picked up at 06:50:38 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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