A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 290 km WNW of Hanga Roa, Chile (180 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.1765° West, latitude -26.265° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70005ryk. Event ids that are associated: us70005ryk. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:27:50 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 09:27:50 / September 25, 2019 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 290 km WNW of Hanga Roa, Chile.
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