A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 144 km ENE of Taltal, Chile (89 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.27 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:44:22 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 13:44:22 / March 9, 2020 @ 1:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008cfm. Id of event: us60008cfm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -69.1657 West, latitude -24.8948 South, depth = 159.27 km.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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