A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Global time and date of event 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 16:53:18 / September 12, 2019 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ffr. Id of event: us70005ffr. The temblor was detected at 11:53:18 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -81.5488° West, latitude -44.456° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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