A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes West Chile Rise (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -94.4985 West, latitude -37.6824 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000agqv. Id of event: us7000agqv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 20:22:36 / June 26, 2020 @ 8:22 pm. 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 20:22:36 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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