A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, southern East Pacific Rise (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -108.8469° West, latitude -34.3653° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ba2j. Unique identifier: us6000ba2j. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 12:33:10 / August 6, 2020 @ 12:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:33:10 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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