A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 134 km NW of Constitución, Chile (83 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.4961 West, latitude -34.5107 South, depth = 10 km. 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). Global time and date of event 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 20:05:25 / July 2, 2020 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000agx1. Event ids that are associated: us7000agx1. The temblor was detected at 20:05:25 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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