A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007m6x. Unique identifier: us60007m6x. Exact location, longitude -81.0185° West, latitude -44.7143° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:04:06 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 16:04:06 / February 1, 2020 @ 4:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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