A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 160 km WSW of Lebu, Chile (99 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -75.2831 West, latitude -38.2514 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 05:06:39 / October 6, 2020 @ 5:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5zf. Id of event: us6000c5zf. The temblor was detected at 05:06:39 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter).
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 two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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