A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Vallenar in Chile on Friday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:44:18 / 5:44 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 89.9 km (56 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i425. Id of event: us1000i425. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 09:44:18 / December 7, 2018 @ 9:44 am. Exact location of event, depth 89.9 km, -70.3857° West, -29.0075° South.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vallenar. Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Vallenar (c. 44 900 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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