A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Unique identifier: us7000573g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000573g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:33:16 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -91.0628° West, -38.8105° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 14:33:16 / August 22, 2019 @ 2:33 pm.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: West Chile Rise.
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