A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.2191 West, latitude -37.8769 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70007uzz. Event ids that are associated: us70007uzz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 01:40:33 / February 23, 2020 @ 1:40 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:40:33 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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