A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 111 km NW of Vallenar, Chile (69 miles). Event id: us7000bic8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bic8. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.36 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 06:39:41 / September 5, 2020 @ 6:39 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:39:41 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.6385° West, latitude -27.945° South, depth = 10.36 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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