A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, West Chile Rise (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -91.2401° West, latitude -40.9358° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5lj. Id of event: us6000c5lj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 04:39:23 / October 5, 2020 @ 4:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:39:23 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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