A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:23:58 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -110.2633° West, -35.7066° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000j2wv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2wv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 07:23:58 / December 23, 2018 @ 7:23 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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