A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 545 km WSW of Quellón, Chile (339 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 19:49:19 / June 8, 2020 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000a81c. Event ids that are associated: us6000a81c. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:49:19 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -80.0995 West, latitude -44.566 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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