A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -90.5433° West, -40.3851° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 12:43:32 / August 16, 2018 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000gafk. Event ids that are associated: us1000gafk. The temblor was reported at 06:43:32 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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