A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 77 km SE of San Pedro de Atacama, Chile (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 20:41:31 / February 23, 2019 @ 8:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 139.96 km, -67.6776° West, -23.4039° South. The temblor was reported at 16:41:31 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jm5k. Id of event: us2000jm5k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.96 km (87 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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