A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -82.7123° West, -42.7713° South. 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 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:38:34 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007kz0. Unique identifier: us70007kz0. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 18:38:34 / January 30, 2020 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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